Published: Oct 21, 2021
WASHINGTON - The White House on Wednesday announced plans to distribute vaccines to a huge group that has been ineligible so far to receive the coronavirus shots - 28 million children aged 5 to 11.
Published: Oct 08, 2021
U.S. pharmaceutical firm Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, have asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize their coronavirus vaccine for emergency use for children 5 to 11 years old, the companies announced Thursday.
Published: Oct 05, 2021
The Public Health Ministry said it will continue giving male students their first Pfizer jab but will monitor them for side effects in line with recommendations from Thailand’s Royal College of Paediatricians.
Published: Sep 22, 2021
Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Wednesday insisted Pfizer vaccine was safe for children aged 12-17, after parents voiced concern over a rare side effect. Last month, the US Federal Drug Administration said 1 in 5,000 teenage boys injected with Pfizer were at risk of heart inflammation.