Moderna applies for emergency COVID-19 vaccine use in the Philippines

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U.S. drugmaker Moderna Inc MRNA.O has filed an application for emergency use authorisation of its COVID-19 vaccine in the Philippines.

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This was disclosed by the Food and Drug Administration chief, Rolando Enrique Domingo on Monday.

The Philippines expects the delivery of 194,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine in May, and another one million shots in July.

The Philippines, which is battling one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in Asia, has so far approved the emergency use of six vaccines in the country.

 

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