Three Popular Pfizer Vaccine Questions

Sep 1, 2021

Did the FDA grant full approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for everyone?
At this time, the FDA has approved Comirnaty, the COVID-19 vaccine known as Pfizer-BioNTech, for individuals aged 16 years and older. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine continues to have emergency use authorization from the FDA for children 12-15 years old and as an additional dose for certain immunocompromised individuals.

Is Comirnaty the same as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine?
Yes, Comirnaty and the Pfizer-BioNTech have the same formulation.

How did the FDA decide to approve the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?
Please see the FDA’s statement on approving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.