Philippines approves emergency use of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for 12-17 year olds

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MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the emergency use of Moderna’s COVID-19 doses for children ages 12 to 17, the agency’s chief said.

“With the Delta variant affecting a lot of children, the experts saw that the benefit of using the vaccine outweigh the risks,” FDA Director General Rolando Enrique Domingo told a public briefing.

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