Following the FDA’s decision to authorize Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, the Health Ministry’s expert panel assembled to discuss the options, and decide whether or not to recommend vaccinating kids. The majority voted in favor.
Prof. David Greenberg, head of pediatrics and the pediatric infectious diseases unit at Soroka University Medical Center, will discuss the closed deliberations, the MOH’s decision and what is expected next.
Prof. Greenberg heads the pediatrics and the pediatric infectious diseases unit at Soroka University Medical Center. He is a member of the Epidemic Treatment Team (צט”מ) and the MOH’s Vaccination Advisory Committee.