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Switzerland authorizes Moderna’s COVID vaccine for 6-11 year olds

Moderna Inc said on Friday Swiss drugs regulator Swissmedic had authorized the use of its COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6 to 11 years.

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A vial labelled "Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine" is seen in this illustration taken January 16, 2022. (Photo source: Reuters)

Moderna Inc said on Friday Swiss drugs regulator Swissmedic had authorized the use of its COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6 to 11 years. The approval is for the vaccine’s two-dose series of 50 micro gram per dose, Moderna added.

(More details are awaited)

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