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EU drug regulator approves first COVID shot for 5-11 year olds

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The EU's drug regulator on Thursday approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11, opening the way for them to be given a first shot as Europe battles surging infections.

Nov 25 (Reuters) - The EU's drug regulator on Thursday approved the use of Pfizer-BioNTech's PFE.N, 22UAy.DE COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11, opening the way for them to be given a first shot as Europe battles surging infections.

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(Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Editing by Josephine Mason and Alexander Smith)

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