Comirnaty® (10 micrograms/dose concentrate) for children aged 5-11

The European Medicines Agency authorised the use of the Comirnaty (10 micrograms/dose concentrate) for children aged 5-11 vaccine in November 2021.

This page contains information to support vaccinators who are administering the Comirnaty® (PfizerBioNTech) COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine. 

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Materials for Vaccinators

Training

Healthcare workers can register or log into www.hseland.ie to complete the COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programme - Children aged 5-11 years. The programme is available in the clinical skills catalogue under the National Immunisation Office icon. As this is a vaccine not used in Ireland before it is vital all vaccinators complete the HSELand training programme before vaccinating children. 

Information from the World Health Organization

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This page was added on 22 December 2021