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TGA (Australia)grants provisional approval for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine in children aged six months to five years.

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Published:19th Jul 2022

Moderna, Inc. announced that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia has granted provisional registration for the use of Moderna's mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, Spikevax, in a two-dose series of 25 µg per dose for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 in children aged 6 months to 5 years.

Until now, children under six were the only age group not eligible for vaccination against COVID-19 in Australia.

Positive interim results from the Phase II/III KidCOVE study, announced on March 23, 2022, showed a robust neutralizing antibody response in the 6-month to 5 years of age group after a two-dose primary series of mRNA-1273, along with a favorable safety profile.

Condition: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Infection
Type: drug

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