According to CNN, an anonymous government official said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is ready to approve Pfizer / BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for children and adolescents aged 12-15 by early next week. </ In another report, CNBC said the two-dose vaccine is already approved for use in adolescents aged 16 and over. However, additional requests have been made to allow younger children to receive it.

“Earlier this month, Pfizer and BioNTech asked the FDA to stop giving their COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12-15 in an emergency CNBC reported.

According to CNN, the FDA needs to change the emergency approval for the vaccine despite Pfizer’s application for emergency approval for its coronavirus vaccine for adolescents and children ages 12-15. The process should be straightforward. The officer who provided the information requested anonymity as permission to speak publicly about the process was not granted. CNN also stated that the FDA is currently reviewing the data submitted by Pfizer to support expanded use of the vaccine.

“Pfizer said in late March that a clinical study of 2,260 12-15 year olds showed that the effectiveness is 100% and is well tolerated, “reported CNN.

However, NBC News noted that the federal government plans to change the distribution of vaccine doses among states. Some governors may refuse doses they don’t need or want. At the same time, President Joe Biden is pushing for at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to be delivered to 70 percent of American adults by July 4th. Governors have been told that if a state does not want the full allocation, the vaccines will be pooled and distributed to states that need them, a senior administrator said, according to NBC News.

“To meet those goals , The US is planning to give an additional 100 million doses over the next 60 days, a significant decrease in the rate of vaccination compared to the previous 100 days, “NBC News also reported.

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