Fact-checked by: Estadão Verifica

2022/02/17 | Brazil

MISLEADING: Pfizer will only have safety data from vaccination in children in 2026.

Explanation: The trials must follow voluntaries until 2026, but that does not mean that Pfizer could not have received its authorization of commercial use. The main health authorities have considered that the available data were enough to start using the vaccines on the population. Studies that go up to 2026 can be used to see the efficacity of vaccines against variants and the time that the immune response stays in the body, among other issues.

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