(CBS DETROIT) – Eligibility to receive a COVID-19 vaccine may soon be expanding.
Pfizer is expected to seek approval for its vaccine for children as young as five within the next couple of weeks.READ MORE: U Of M Establishes New Sexual Misconduct Policy For Employees, Students
In an interview with Der Spiegel, a German News outlet, BioNTech’s co-founder, Ozlem Tureci says they want the green light for children between the ages of five and 11.READ MORE: AG Nessel Reissues Consumer Alerts Amid Flooding, Power Outages In Michigan
The vaccine would be the same as the one used for adults; however, the dose would be lower.MORE NEWS: 17-Year-Old Charged In Non-Fatal Shooting In Detroit
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