FDA green light! The coronavirus vaccine, “Moderna”, has been approved to be administered to adolescents aged 12-17 years.

FDA approved “Moderna Vaccine” Can be injected in adolescents aged 12-17 years in Thailand.

Today (16 September) Mrs. Sunaina Kitkasetpaisan General Manager of ZP Theraputics Zillic Pharma Thailand Co., Ltd. revealed that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has increased the approval of the vaccine.COVID-19 Moderna in adolescents aged 12-17 years in Thailand, with the same vaccination pattern as the injection of the adult group, which is 2 injections, with the second injection 28 days from the first dose.

The approval of the use of vaccinesCovid-19 Moderna for young people considered to increase the potential forcovid vaccine-19 that Thailand can use to combat the epidemic situation

“The Company is very pleased that FDA approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine Moderna for young people in order to have a shield against the corona virus Especially in situations where the delta strain continues to spread heavily. How much can we support vaccination to cover people? The faster the group immunity will be driven. It will also help the country return to normal faster in the end,” said Ms. Sunaina.

along with stating that in May 2021 ModernaThe results of the Phase 2/3 TeenCOVE study of the Covid-19 Vaccine in adolescents (Phase 2/3 TeenCOVE study) have been shown to be successful in immunization. Equivalent to vaccine immunization among adults Two doses of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine were shown to be 100% effective in preventing symptomatic infection among adolescents aged 12-17.

The safety and response to vaccines were comparable to those seen in the adult phase 3 clinical trial (Phase 3 COVE study). and continues to monitor research results from independent safety monitoring committees. These data are subject to change depending on the results of additional data collection.

for the status of “Moderna vaccine” in Thailand that It was registered by the FDA on May 13, 64, as an “alternative vaccine” that if people want to receive injections, they have to pay to private hospitals at a rate of 1,650 baht, which is the latest. The Pharmaceutical Organization as an intermediary in the purchase stated that The first batch of modern vaccines will arrive in Thailand in mid-October.


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