Press Release: ODH Issues Statement on Full Approval of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

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COLUMBUS – Today, Ohio Department of Health Director Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, released the following statement regarding the FDA’s approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, now known as Comirnaty, which received full approval for those ages 16 and up today. Those ages 12-15 can continue to safely receive the vaccine under the emergency use authorization.

Dr. Vanderhoff addressed the FDA approval in today’s Ohio Department of Health press conference, available at https://youtu.be/NQtB-MLbCqA.

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