Canada was the first to allow children to be vaccinated against COVID-19

It is noted that before that in Canada, only residents over 16 years old were vaccinated against coronavirus. In this way,

Canada was the first in the world to approve vaccinations for this age group.

The country's Ministry of Health made a decision based on data from the third stage of clinical trials on children of this age.

The Department has determined that this vaccine is safe and effective when used in a younger age group.

Health Canada announcement

Pfizer and BioNTech applied to the Europeanthe Medicines Agency (EMA) for approval of its coronavirus vaccine for use in adolescents aged 12-15. The EU regulator said it will explore the possibility of expanding the recommendations for the use of the drug.

In the United States, the vaccination of children 12-15 years old may soon be allowed.

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