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Pfizer and Biontech expand study of vaccines for children

The New York Times reports that vaccine studies involving children aged 5-11 will be made more comprehensive in the wake of a request from the FDA.

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Vaccine trials for children aged 5-11 should be more comprehensive. For this reason, studies of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine and the Moderna vaccine within this group will now be expanded, writes the New York Times.

The US Food and Drug Administration have called for this to happen, asking vaccine companies to include 3,000 people in the trials, which is twice as many as originally planned, according to the NYT.

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