Pediatric ICU doctor supports COVID vaccine for children as Pfizer seeks approval

Pfizer will seek FDA approval for kids ages 5 to 11 to get the COVID vaccine. The company said clinical trials show it is safe and effective for that age group.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Pfizer announced its vaccine, with just a third of the adult dose, is safe and effective for children 5 to 11 years old.

The drugmaker plans to apply for emergency use authorization by the end of the month. But there are several more steps required before the FDA and CDC would allow the vaccine into the arms of children across the country.

Doctor Wendy Hasson is the medical director of the pediatric ICU at Randall Children’s

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