US authorises Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use

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    Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine on Friday became the second to receive emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, welcome news to a nation with a staggering COVID-19 death toll of over 307,000 lives lost.

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