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New COVID booster recommendation for 12 to 15 year old adolescents

Yesterday the FDA authorized booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is scheduled to meet on Wednesday regarding the authorization. Based on previous experience we anticipate they will also approve administration of booster doses of Pfizer’s vaccine for 12 to 15 year old adolescents.Continue reading

PWG COVID vaccine update 10-26-21

Pfizer’s COVID vaccine is very close to getting emergency use authorization for children 5 to 11 years old, today the FDA’s advisory committee endorsed the vaccine. The CDC’s vaccine advisory committee meets next week to clarify recommendations, and once that occurs we anticipate the federal government to start releasing the vaccine the following week.Continue reading