Pfizer: Three doses of Vaccine 80% Effective for Those Under Five (May 23, 2022)

On May 23, 2022, a news release from Pfizer and BioNTech reported that preliminary findings from a clinical trial of children younger than five years-old showed that three doses of the companies’ COVID-19 vaccine produced a strong enough immune response — 80 percent effective in preventing symptomatic infection in a subset of the 1,678 trial participants, who were six months through four years old — to meet the criteria for regulatory authorization.

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