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"On August 23, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration granted full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for persons aged ≥16 years. On August 30, 2021, after a systematic review of the data, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices revised its interim recommendation to a standard recommendation for use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in persons aged ≥16 years for the prevention of COVID-19. Continued use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, now fully approved by the FDA in persons aged ≥16 years, is recommended based on increased certainty that its benefits (prevention of asymptomatic infection, COVID-19, and associated hospitalization and death) outweigh vaccine-associated risks." - United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Additional Authors: Amy E. Blain, Stephen C. Hadler, Ian D. Plumb, Heidi Moline, Jack Gerstein, Jennifer P. Collins, Monica Godfrey, Doug Campos-Outcalt, Rebecca L. Morgan, Oliver Brooks, H. Keipp Talbot, Grace M. Lee, Matthew F. Daley, Sara E. Oliver


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