New Delhi, 4/6(Ao Bureau)In countries around the world, there is concern about the impact of new corona strains on children. In view of this, efforts are also going on for the vaccination of children at an early age. In this sequence, Britain’s Medicine Regulatory Body has given permission to the American pharma company Pfizer Vaccine for use in children aged 12-15 years. The country’s regulatory authority has described the vaccine as completely safe for this age group.
The authority said – We have successfully tested this vaccine in children between the ages of 12 and 15. This vaccine has been found to be completely safe and effective for this age group. There is no danger of any kind in it. However, now it is up to the expert committee of vaccines in the country whether they will give exemption for vaccination in this age group or not. Trial done on 2000 children, special attention was given to side effects
2000 children were included in the clinical trial of the vaccine. Professor Sir Munir Peermohammed, chairman of the Commission on Human Medicine, said – We were taking special care while conducting trials in children. Especially the side effects.
Discount has gone in America too
Earlier in the US too, the Pfizer vaccine has been allowed to be administered to children up to 12 years of age. Will go Based on a trial conducted in May on more than 2,000 US volunteers, the Food and Drug Administration said the Pfizer vaccine is safe and provides strong protection for adolescents aged 12 to 15 years. Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech recently asked for permission to vaccinate children in the European Union.