Don’t Get Your Hopes Up, Kids

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IF

American regulators approve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for kids by Halloween…

THEN

Canadian kids still won’t get the jab for a while…

BECAUSE

Pfizer and BioNTech have only submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Even though results are promising, supply chain issues and the timing of the original deal between Pfizer and the Canadian government means that shots won’t be available to 5-11-year-old kids until next year.

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