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Israeli pediatricians back vaccinating under-16s when Pfizer gets go-ahead – The Times of Israel

Israeli Pediatric Association waiting for regulators to approve shot for ages 12-15, argues it is safe, 100% effective, and will reduce virus spread

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The Israeli Pediatric Association on Tuesday published a call for parents and family doctors to vaccinate their children when the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is approved for those under 16 years old.
The association said it was waiting for regulators to approve the shot. On Friday Pfizer-BioNTech asked for authorization to use its COVID-19 vaccine on 12- to 15-year-olds in the United States.
The letter said the vaccine was safe and effective for children and would help drive down virus rates in the…

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