Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Moderna logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic//File Photo
The Philippines' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved the emergency use of Moderna's (MRNA.O) 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.
Reporting by Neil Jerome Morales Editing by Shri Navaratnam
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