Covid-19: Pfizer says its vaccine is 80% effective for kids under five


LOS ANGELES: Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said that preliminary clinical data shows their three-dose Covid-19 vaccine regimen is 80% effective for children aged from six months to five years old at preventing illness during the Omicron wave.

The vaccine was found to elicit a strong immune response following a third dose, and was well-tolerated by children with a majority showing mild to moderate side effects, according to the companies, reported Xinhua.

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