03.16.21

Moderna Gives First Vaccine Shots To Young Kids As Part Of COVID-19 Study

Source: NPR

Children have now received their first doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, as the company studies the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine for kids ages 6 months to less than 12 years old, according to an NPR report.

In the study, researchers will give two injections 28 days apart of either the Moderna or a saline placebo to children. Kids who get the vaccine will receive one of three possible doses, from 25 micrograms up to 100 micrograms – the same dose that received an emergency authorization for use in adults from the Food and Drug Administration.

Read the full article.

Related Content