Pfizer - Vaccine 100% Effective In 12 - 15 Age GroupThu, 01 Apr 2021 04:55:08 EDT
Pfizer and BioNTech now say that its COVID-19 vaccine was found to be safe and effective for children aged 12-15 years old in a clinical trial.
In a press release, Pfizer says the vaccine was 100% effective in this age group and triggered an even more robust antibody response than in people aged 16-25. They say these results are astounding and it implies that it is 100% effective.
Pfizer isn't the only company seeking to lower the age limit for its vaccine. Results also are expected soon from a U.S. study of Moderna's vaccine in 12- to 17-year-olds.
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