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EU Drug Regulator Approves First COVID Shot for 5-11-Year-Olds

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The European Union drug regulator Thursday approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11, opening the way for them to be given a first shot as the region battles surging infections.

The vaccine, which is called Comirnaty, will be given in two doses of 10 micrograms three weeks apart as an injection in the upper arm, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) recommen

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Fauci Reveals Plan to Prepare Americans for Omicron

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White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has described the Omicron variant of Covid-19 as a ?clarion call? to get people vaccinated. This is amid fears that the new variant may prove resistant to existing jabs.

In the weeks since it was first discovered in Botswana, the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has rapidly become the dominant strain of the virus in South Africa, and cases have been di

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Britain Detects Two Cases of Omicron Coronavirus Variant

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Two linked cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in Britain connected to travel to southern Africa, health minister Sajid Javid said Saturday.

Omicron, dubbed a ‘variant of concern’ Friday by the World Health Organization, is potentially more contagious than previous variants of the disease, although experts do not know yet if it will cause more or less severe COVID-19 compared to other

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EMA Endorses COVID-19 Vaccine Comirnaty for Children Aged 5 to 11

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Study showed that the vaccine was 90.7 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19. The EMA concluded that the benefits of Comirnaty in children aged 5 to 11 outweigh the risks, particularly in those with conditions that

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