Pfizer would be the first FDA-approved vaccine against COVID-19
“The FDA’s expansion of the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents 12 through 15 years of age is a significant step in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic," said FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock
CDC officials detailed that these cases are within experts' projections and expectations with vaccines in the United States. In addition, they indicated that it is a demonstration that the vaccines are highly effective.
The most frequent reactions were not serious, such as pain around the injection site in the arm, fatigue, muscle stiffness or headache