Pfizer asks FDA for approval of vaccine for five year olds Pfizer has formally asked the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for authorisation of its Covid vaccine for Americans aged five to 11. Gottlieb says it’s ‘certainly reasonable’ to see kids 5-11 fully vaxxed around ThanksgivingThe former head of the FDA said Sunday that it is “certainly reasonable” to expect to start seeing children ages 5 to 11 fully vaccinated around Thanksgiving. Pfizer asks US to approve COVID vaccine for kids ages 5-11Pharma firm formally files application with American regulators; Israel waiting for FDA approval before okaying shots for that age group; no major side effects seen in study US on the cusp of COVID-19 vaccine authorization for young childrenAnticipation is building that younger children will soon be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19, a major milestone on the path out of the pandemic. Pfizer asks regulators to allow Covid vaccine for kids as young as 5 years-oldPfizer and BioNTech have asked the US Food and Drug Administration to approve their jab for kids aged between five and 11 amid a soaring number of infections in the age group Pfizer asks US to approve Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeffrey Zients said the shots for kids could begin by November. Pfizer, BioNTech ask U.S. regulators to OK COVID-19 vaccine for kidsPfizer Inc and BioNTech have asked U.S. regulators to approve emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11, Pfizer said in a tweet on Thursday. Pfizer and BioNTech seek authorization to vaccinate kids 5-11: Latest COVID-19 updatesPfizer and BioNTech haveu00a0asked federal regulators to authorize emergency use of their coronavirus vaccine for kids agesu00a05 to 11. Latest COVID news.