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COVID boosters for 12-15-year-olds will be decided soon, says U.S. CDC chief

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In an interview with CNN on Wednesday, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that approval of the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12-15 could be days or weeks away.

It was not immediately clear, however, that Pfizer Inc and its partner, BioNTech SE -- the only manufacturer whose COVID-19 vaccine is approved for kids -- has formally sought FDA approval for a booster in children ages 12-15.

29 Dec 2021


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