STAT+: Pharmalittle: Pfizer says Covid-19 shot is safe and effective in adolescents; FTC wants to block another Illumina deal

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Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX) reported that their Covid-19 vaccine prevented symptomatic disease and was well-tolerated in a Phase 3 study of adolescents ages 12 to 15, STAT reports. The companies say they will submit the data to the Food and Drug Administration as an amendment to the vaccine’s emergency use authorization, and will also submit the results to other regulators around the world. The companies hope it will be possible to begin vaccinating adolescents in this age group before the beginning of the next school year.

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