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FDA expected to OK Pfizer vaccine for some youth 12 and older

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for young adults 12 and older by next week, according to a federal official and a person familiar with the process, setting up shots for many before the beginning of the next school year.

The announcement is set to come barely a month after the company found that its shot, which is already authorized for those ages 16 and older, also provided protection for the younger group.

The federal official,…


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