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MHLW to approve use of Moderna vaccine for children aged 12 or older

  • July 15, 2021
  • , NHK, NTV, Fuji TV
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NHK, NTV, and Fuji TV reported that the Health Ministry has decided to approve the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 and older after Moderna submitted the results of a study confirming the safety of administering the vaccine to children aged 12 to 17. Fuji TV said that the ministry will hold a meeting of health experts on July 18 and officially approve the use of the Moderna vaccine for adolescents.

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