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EMA starts evaluation of Moderna's booster application

Moderna has applied for the European health authority's approval for the use of its Covid-19 vaccine, Spikevax, as a booster dose in re-vaccination schemes.

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has begun its assessment of data from US-based Moderna, which has applied for the approval of its Spikevax in use as a Covid-19 booster vaccine, the EMA reports in a press release.

The hope is to use Spikevax for the re-vaccination of people aged 12 and over six months after they have received the second vaccine shot, with the aim of boosting the vaccine's effectiveness by prolonging a high Covid-19 protection.

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