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While children were shown in the early days of the pandemic to be less susceptible to COVID-19, cases among them have risen with the rise of the Delta variant.

A lower dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has proved highly safe and effective in kids ages 5 to 11, the pharmaceutical companies said Monday alongside highly anticipated trial results that show the vaccine produced robust antibody responses in children. Read more»

Albert Bourla, DVM, Ph.D. and chief executive officer for Pfizer, has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, contrary to statements made on a recent video posted to Facebook.

The chief executive officer for Pfizer, Albert Bourla, has gotten his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, he told Axios in early March. But a video posted to Facebook on March 24 is blaring the false claim: “Pfeizer CEO refuses [vaccine],” with an emoji that looks like the SARS-CoV-2 virus and a syringe. Read more»