Coronavirus: European drugs regulator approves Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday became the second to receive approval from Europe’s medicines regulator as authorities accelerate the roll-out of shots aimed at curbing the pandemic amid worries about more infectious variants.
Following the green light from the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the final step is approval by the European Commission which is expected to quickly follow.
Visit our dedicated coronavirus site here for all the latest updates.
For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app.
On Tuesday, Israel’s health ministry authorized a COVID-19 vaccine developed by US drug maker Moderna, the company and an Israeli official said, marking the vaccine’s third regulatory authorization and the first outside North America.
Coronavirus: Moderna says vaccine 100 pct effective against severe COVID-19 cases
Coronavirus: EU to sign deal for up to 160 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Vaccine tourism: Can you travel to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Dubai? Not yetDubai has offered the Pfizer/BioNTech and Sinopharm vaccines to citizens and residents for free starting in mid-December last year.With the Emirate ... Coronavirus
India’s ‘abrupt’ approval of local coronavirus vaccine faces widespread criticismCriticism of India’s approval of a local COVID-19 vaccine without proof of its efficacy grew on Wednesday after news that a regulatory panel approved ... Coronavirus