Covid-19: South Korea approves Pfizer vaccine for children aged 5-11

Children will get one-third of the regular dose, twice with a three week interval.



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By Reuters

Published: Wed 23 Feb 2022, 7:22 AM

South Korea has approved Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for use with children aged 5-11, the country's food and drug ministry said on Wednesday.

Children should get one-third of the regular dose, twice with a three week interval, the ministry said in a statement. Children with significantly declined immunity can get a booster four weeks later.


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