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Moderna seeks FDA authorization for second Covid booster for all adults

Moderna Inc on late Thursday sought emergency use authorization with US health regulators for a second Covid booster shot, as a surge in cases in some parts of the world fuels fears of another wave

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Moderna seeks FDA authorization for second Covid booster for all adults

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Moderna Inc on late Thursday sought emergency use authorization with U.S. health regulators for a second COVID-19 booster shot, as a surge in cases in some parts of the world fuels fears of another wave of the pandemic.
 
The U.S. biotechnology company said its request covered all adults over the age of 18 so that the appropriate use of an additional booster dose of its vaccine, including for those at higher risk of COVID-19 due to age or comorbidities, could be determined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health care providers.
 
Moderna's request is significantly

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First Published: Mar 18 2022 | 1:05 PM IST

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