Pfizer and BioNTech Request Authorization for Second Booster Shot

WASHINGTON — Pfizer and BioNTech said Tuesday they are seeking emergency clearance for a second booster shot of coronavirus vaccines for adults 65 and older. The companies’ request to the Food and Drug Administration was based largely on data from Israel, where such shots are permitted. for a slightly larger group. Their movements may flare …

Pfizer and BioNTech Present Vaccination Data for Children 5-11 Years

WASHINGTON — Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Tuesday He said it has submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration showing that companies have shown coronavirus vaccines to be safe and effective in children ages 5 to 11. The companies said they will make a formal request to regulators to allow the pediatric dose of …