FDA authorizes Moderna's coronavirus vaccine for immediate use
The FDA approved Moderna's coronavirus vaccine one day after advisory panel voted to endorse it
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday granted emergency approval for Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine.
This allows for widespread distribution of the second COVID-19 vaccine, following the earlier approval of the Pfizer and BioNTech candidate, which began distribution to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities earlier this week.
The FDA approval of Moderna’s vaccine came one day after an FDA advisory panel voted 20-0 to endorse the product.