Singapore approves Covid vaccine for youngsters, outlines vaccination schedule

A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Senja-Cashew Community Center vaccination center in Singapore on March 8, 2021.

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SINGAPORE – Singapore has approved the use of the Pfizer BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12-15, authorities said on Wednesday.

Previously, only people aged 16 and over were allowed to get the shot. The vaccine developed by Moderna is only given to people over the age of 18.

The Health Sciences Authority in Singapore has approved the use of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine for this age group as part of the Pandemic Special Access Route for Emergency Therapeutics.

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