Moderna vaccine does generate antibodies against Covid-19 in children 6 to 11 years old

The American Pharmacist Modern released this Monday, October 25 what did you find positive results from his Covid-19 vaccine applied to children between 6 and 11 years old, and that it plans to submit “short-term” data to regulatory bodies around the world for approval.

Data from clinical trials conducted in more than four thousand 700 small out of these age ranges “show a strong immune response (…) one month after the second dose“and a” favorable safety profile, “Moderna explained about its biological “KidCOVE” it’s a statement.

All participants will have their status monitored by Moderna for 12 months from the second puncture to control their level of protection and security, which could lead to changes in the data collected so far.

In addition, Moderna will continue investigating to achieve a possible vaccine for younger children, 6 months to 6 years, and has already enrolled 5,700 participants in the United States and Canada in a study that is being prepared in collaboration with the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Government Department of Health.

It would be the second vaccine for children

Results occur after Pfizer said last week that his Covid-19 vaccine has a 90 percent efficiency in the prevention of symptomatic disease in 5 and 11 year olds.

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) convened a group of independent experts to meet this Tuesday, October 26, to vote on whether to give the green light to Pfizer’s vaccine.

According to official information, In the United States, more than 150 children between the ages of 5 and 11 have died of Covid-19, which is why President Joe Biden’s administration has said it is prepared to launch a vaccination campaign for 28 million children who are that age range as soon as scientific agencies authorize a vaccine.

In the case of Mexico, this October 25 officially began the vaccination for children between 12 and 17 years old but only if they present any comorbidity; a single dose of Pfizer will be applied to them, according to media reports.

With information from AFP and EFE


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