The New Paper

May 7, 2021

Moderna releases initial results from adolescent vaccine trials

Moderna found that its coronavirus vaccine was 96% effective in adolescents aged 12-17 based on early results from late-stage clinical trials. The announcement comes as several companies begin to seek regulatory approval to administer their vaccines in children and adolescents (including Pfizer, which announced plans to seek authorization for children aged 2-11 by September).
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