FDA finds Moderna vaccine safe, efficient

Source : 112 Ukraine

The vaccine efficacy is 94.1%
19:38, 15 December 2020


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stated that Moderna Inc. vaccine is safe and effective. Possibly, it might become the second approved vaccine in the U.S. as BBC reported.

The FDA report was released a day after the start of mass vaccination in America by Pfizer vaccine. It is specified that the decision on the approval of the vaccine might be made in two days. After the approval, the supply of the vaccine might start within 24 hours.

Related: EU to approve Pfizer vaccine next week, - media

According to the FDA report, there are no specific safety concerns and serious adverse reactions are rare. The most common side effects included fever, headaches, and muscle and joint pain. The vaccine efficacy is 94.1%.

Earlier, the Food and Drug Administration released the report on the Pfizer vaccine.

As we reported, the management of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (USA) approved the use of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine from coronavirus. The approved recommendation concerns people 16 years old and more.

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