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Posted on: January 31, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine Has Received Full FDA Approval

On Jan. 31, the Moderna vaccine received full FDA approval and is effective at preventing COVID-19.

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a second COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine; the approved vaccine will be marketed as Spikevax for the prevention of COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older. Spikevax meets the FDA’s rigorous standards for safety, effectiveness and manufacturing quality required for approval.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine has been available under emergency use authorization (EUA) for individuals 18 years of age and older since Dec. 18, 2020. Make an appointment to receive Moderna's Spikevax vaccine at

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