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Joe Biden calls for children to be vaccinated for COVID-19 after CDC authorises Pfizer jab for young teens – ABC News

The US President encourages parents to make sure children “get the shot”, after the CDC backs the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds in a…

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US President Joe Biden has urged parents to get their children vaccinated after a government advisory panel authorised Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15.
Key points:

  • Mr Biden has called the authorisation “one more giant step” in the country’s fight against the pandemic 
  • The vaccine trial showed 100 per cent efficacy in children aged between 12 and 15
  • Approximately one-third of all Americans have been fully vaccinated, according to CDC data

“Now that vaccine is authorised for ages…

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