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Moderna seeks US authorization for Covid vaccine in teens

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Moderna seeks US authorization for Covid vaccine in teens

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — American biotech company Moderna said Thursday it was asking the US Foods and Drug Administration for an emergency use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine to be given to adolescents. The move was widely expected after the company announced in May-early results from a trial of 3,700 12-to-17-year-olds that found the two-dose regimen was safe and highly effective. On Monday, Moderna made similar requests to the European and Canadian regulators. “We […]