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Canada Approves Pfizer Covid Vaccine For Children In 5-11 Age Group

19/11/2021 09:29 PM | Click to read full article

Canada on Friday became the latest country to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children aged between five and 11-years-old.

"After a thorough and independent scientific review of the evidence, the department has determined that the benefits of this vaccine for children between five and 11 years of age outweigh the risks," said an official statement from Health Canada.

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