Sumary of Moderna seeks COVID-19 vaccine authorization for teens:
- Moderna announced on Thursday that it had requested the FDA grant emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents..
- “We are pleased to announce that we have submitted for an emergency use authorization for our COVID-19 vaccine with the FDA for use in adolescents in the United States,”.
- “We are encouraged that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was highly effective at preventing COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 infection in adolescents..
- The request follows promising data from a Phase 2 /3 TeenCOVE study involving 3,732 teens ages 12 to 18 that found the vaccine produced immune responses similar to those observed in adults….