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Bennett urges Pfizer CEO to expand COVID vaccines to those under 12

Israeli youth receive COVID-19 vaccine shots at a vaccination center in Petah Tikva, July 19, 2021. (Flash90)
Israeli youth receive COVID-19 vaccine shots at a vaccination center in Petah Tikva, July 19, 2021. (Flash90)

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett speaks with Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla and urges him to speed up the regulatory approval of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine for those under age 12.

According to the prime minister’s office, Bourla tells Bennett that he views the issue with great importance, and will work to the best of his ability to speed up the process.

The pair also discuss Israel’s campaign to give third booster doses to its over-60 population, says the prime minister’s office.

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