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Qatar approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for children aged 5-11 years

In November, Gulf states Bahrain and Saudi Arabia approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children

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•In November, Gulf states Bahrain and Saudi Arabia approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children

A view shows Souq Waqif almost empty, following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Doha, Qatar March 17, 2020.
A view shows Souq Waqif almost empty, following the outbreak of coronavirus, in Doha, Qatar March 17, 2020.
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Qatari Ministry of Health approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years, it said on Sunday.

In November, Gulf states Bahrain and Saudi Arabia approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children in the same age category.