The responsible EMA committee recommended an extension of the approval on Thursday. The final decision has yet to be made by the European Commission. But this is a matter of form.
Around three million children in the USA and Israel have already been vaccinated with the mRNA vaccine from Biontech / Pfizer. In Austria, the vaccine has so far only been vaccinated off-label (i.e. without special approval for children): Vienna even opened its own vaccination line in the Austria Center Vienna for this purpose, as the interest in off-label vaccinations in pediatricians’ practices has met with great interest bumped.