Sumary of Pfizer vaccine approved for children aged 12 to 15 years by Therapeutic Goods Administration:
- The Therapeutic Goods Administration overnight approved the Pfizer vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds, Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Friday morning.
- The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for 12- to 15-year-olds.
- immunocompromised and kids with underlying medical conditions [will be] immediately added to the phase 1B [of the rollout and] able to access Pfizer,” the Health Minister said.
- Earlier this week NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said the transmissibility of the Delta variant had prompted a “rethink” about whether the state could reopen with an 80 per cent vaccination rate among the adult population and that vaccination would also need to be available for children, particularly those of high school age.