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Moderna's Covid vaccine ready to ship pending FDA approval: US health chief

An FDA panel of outside advisers is weighing the safety and effectiveness of Moderna's vaccine candidate at a meeting on Thursday

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The agency will weigh the committee's conclusions in making its approval decision

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US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Thursday said nearly 6 million doses of Moderna Inc's experimental Covid-19 vaccine were poised to ship nationwide as soon as it secures Food and Drug Administration approval.
 
Azar, in an interview on CNBC, said federal health officials had allotted 5.9 million doses to send to the nation's governors, who are managing each state's distribution.
 
"We're ready to start shipping this weekend to them for rollout Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday of next week. We're ready to go," he said.
 
An FDA panel of outside advisers is weighing the safety and effectiveness of Moderna's

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First Published: Dec 17 2020 | 9:21 PM IST

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