EU plans to boost reach of Pfizer COVID-19 shot

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By Yadarisa Shabong and Pushkala Aripaka (Reuters) -Europe’s drug regulator said on Monday it was evaluating use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children as young as five, while also taking steps to aid an increase in production and boost the shot’s reach. The European Medicines Agency said it would review data, including results from an ongoing study, for the vaccine – known as Comirnaty. It has already been authorised for use in those 12 years of age and older in the European Union and United States. The two-shot vaccine, based on new mRNA technology, was found to induce a strong …

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