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FDA cautions against off-label use of Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in younger children

Published on: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 20:56:20 UTC
News Agency: CNN
Even though the US Food and Drug Administration has fully approved the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older, and it remains authorized for people as young as 12, the agency is warning against using the vaccine "off-label" in children younger than 12. To do so, it says, "would not be appropriate."

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