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Japan approves Pfizer’s BA.5-tailored COVID-19 vaccine

TOKYO, Oct 06 (Kyodo) –
Japan’s well being ministry on Wednesday granted particular fast-track approval to U.S. pharmaceutical big Pfizer Inc.’s up to date coronavirus vaccine tailor-made to guard towards the now-prevalent BA.5 subvariant.

The ministry additionally accepted the administration of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine focusing on the unique pressure to youngsters aged between 6 months and 4 years outdated, making it the primary COVID-19 vaccine accessible in Japan for the age group.

Pfizer utilized in September for approval of its bivalent vaccine, which works towards the Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 and earlier strains. The Japan unit of Moderna Inc. mentioned Wednesday it has requested that the ministry inexperienced mild an identical vaccine.
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Oct 06 (ANNnewsCH) – オミクロン株の「BA.5」にも対応した新型コロナワクチンについて厚生労働省の専門部会は使用することを了承し、その後、加藤厚労大臣が特例承認しました。  …proceed studying

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