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US authorizes Moderna vaccine for emergency use

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine Friday, launching a second option to inoculate against the virus and adding millions of doses to the national supply.
The agency's green light was widely expected after an expert advisory committee nearly unanimously endorsed the vaccine on Thursday and FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn said it would “rapidly work” to finalize the authorization. Federal health officials also already promised that they would begin shipping out millions of doses this weekend.
“The FDA has taken another crucial step in...
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