Moderna will seek FDA emergency use authorization for its vaccine in kids under 6

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(NEW YORK) — Moderna said it plans to seek emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine in children under age 6.

The company released clinical trial data Wednesday showing neutralizing antibody levels were similar to those seen in adults.

The vaccine in children is a two-dose, 25-microgram shot, about a quarter of the dose used for adults.

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