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Pfizer Asks FDA to Clear Covid Booster Shot for Kids 5-11

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Pandemic Casting Enormous Shadow on Kids: Johns Hopkins

Pfizer Inc. asked U.S. regulators for emergency-use authorization of a booster shot of its Covid-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11, setting in motion an effort to provide extra protection to kids. 

Pfizer and partner BioNTech SE submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from a late-stage study that showed a third-dose booster shot, given about 6 months after the second dose, provided a strong immune response.