COVID-19 | SAHPRA approves Pfizer vaccine for minors

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JOHANNESBURG - The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children over the age of 12.

SAHPRA says the decision was based on a review of updated safety and efficacy information.

Pfizer is the first COVID-19 vaccine approved for minors in the country.

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The total number of Pfizer jabs administered in the country stands at over 11 million.


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