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FDA approval of COVID vaccine for kids soon?


Currently there are no COVID vaccinations authorized by the FDA for any American in the 5-11 age group. Reuters recently reported that approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 could come by the end of October. The expectation is that Pfizer will submit data for an emergency use authorization (EUA) by the end of September, and the FDA's approval for EUA will come within three weeks after that.

By 2021-11-01 will the US FDA approve a COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11?

Upon credible, consensus open media reports (Reuters, NYTimes, Wall Street Journal, etc.) that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved any COVID-19 vaccine by any pharmaceutical company for at least some Americans in the 5-11 age group, this question resolves as positive. Otherwise it resolves as negative.

Any sort of authorization, whether a general authorization or an EUA, would count. The administration of vaccination shots as part of medical research would not count.

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