Expert: Pfizer Requests the Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5 to 11

Anna Legreid-Dopp, PharmD, Senior Director of Clinical Guidelines and Quality Improvement at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists discusses Pfizer’s request to approve their COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11.

For a Pharmacy Times® interview, Anna Legreid-Dopp, PharmD, Senior Director of Clinical Guidelines and Quality Improvement at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists discussed Pfizer’s request to approve their COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11.

She talked about what parents should know, the benefits of the vaccine for children this young, and why the FDA proceeds with extreme caution when considering the approval for the 5 to 11 age group.