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Moderna becomes first to start trialing Covid-19 jab on kids aged 6 months to 11 years – RT

US pharmaceutical firm Moderna has commenced trials of its Covid-19 vaccine on kids ranging from just 6 months to 11 years old, the youngest so far to receive any…



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On Tuesday, Moderna announced it had given the first doses of its jab to children in the Phase 2/3 trial, called the KidCOVE study. The trial, in partnership with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), intends to recruit 6,750 children, aged between 6 months and less than 12 years. 
In December, Moderna commenced a study of its coronavirus vaccine on adolescents, aged 12-17, with trial results expected in spring. This new study will be the first time any Covid-19 vaccine has been given to infants. 

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