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Britain approves Novavax COVID-19 shot for 12-17 year-olds

Britain approves Novavax COVID-19 shot for 12-17 year-olds

Britain in February cleared Novavax's two-dose vaccine, Nuvaxovid, for use in adults.

Britain approves Novavax COVID-19 shot for 12-17 year-olds (Photo: Reuters) Britain approves Novavax COVID-19 shot for 12-17 year-olds (Photo: Reuters)

 Britain's medicines regulator on Friday approved Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between 12 and 17 years.

The mRNA vaccines made by Moderna as well as the partnership between Pfizer-BioNTech are also cleared for use by this age group, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said.

Britain in February cleared Novavax's two-dose vaccine, Nuvaxovid, for use in adults.