Earlier in the week, the Food and Drug Administration cleared the expanded use of Pfizer's shots, citing evidence the shots worked as well in those 12 to 15 years old as those 16 and older.
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Now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people ages 12 to 15, local school districts are looking ahead to what that means for them.
Both clinics will be held on May 15.
"We are ready for the virus to be gone, and if vaccinating is the answer, then by all means we would be willing to help in whatever way needed," a local superintendent says.
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to include people ages …
Pfizer/BioNTech has started its application for full FDA approval of its COVID-19 vaccine for people ages 16 and older. This is the first COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. to be assessed for full FDA approval.
The projection depends on high rates of vaccination, as well as continued wearing of masks and physical distancing when appropriate.
To meet this goal, Biden will direct tens of thousands of pharmacies participating in the federal pharmacy program to offer walk-in appointments and redirect Federal Emergency Management Agency resources to support more pop-up clinics, smaller community vaccination sites and more mobile clinics, the officials said.
Pfizer has applied for emergency use authorization for its coronavirus vaccine for teens and children ages 12 to 15.
Disneyland reopened on Friday and cruise lines welcomed the news that they could be sailing again in the U.S. by midsummer, as the number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 hit another milestone: 100 million.