Some countries have allowed children to be vaccinated against Corona
The European Medicines Agency said that children aged 5 years and over should be allowed to receive the Pfizer/Biontech vaccine against the Corona virus.
The decision, which was announced on Thursday, paves the way for the European Union to approve the first vaccine to vaccinate children under 12 years old against the Corona virus.
The move has yet to be approved by the European Commission, but that is a formality.
It is noteworthy that so far, the Pfizer vaccine has been approved in Europe to vaccinate people aged 12 years and over.
However, in Israel and the USA, children as young as 5 years old can be vaccinated with it.
The experts in charge spent about two months reviewing data on the risks and efficacy of the vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds, before issuing their final evaluation.