Europe allows Moderna vaccine for children aged 12 and over

The European Medicines Agency has die Approval of vaccination of children aged 12 to 17 years with the “Moderna” vaccine against Covid-19 recommended.

This is the first time that anyone under the age of 18 has been allowed to be vaccinated with the vaccine.

In addition, said die Authority, die die Drug regulation in the European Union monitors, in a decision on Friday that studies on more than 3,700 children between the ages of 12 and 17 have shown that the vaccine “Moderna” – which has already received approval for use in adults in Europe – produce a similar response to antibodies

The only choice for kids

So far, the vaccine from the American company “Pfizer” and its German partner “Biontech” die only option for children in North America and Europe.

The US Food and Drug Administration is currently investigating whether die Authorization for the use of the vaccine “Moderna” for children under 18 years of age is to be extended.

There die global vaccine supplies are still scarce, many countries around the world are still struggling to provide adult vaccines.

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