Volunteers prepared doses of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at Forand Manor in Central Falls, RI on December 30, 2020.
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LONDON — The European Commission on Wednesday authorized Moderna‘s coronavirus vaccine for use in the European Union, following a green light from the European Medicines Agency earlier in the day.
The Commission, the EU’s executive arm, granted a conditional marketing authorization (CMA) to Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. The move represents the final step in the bloc’s authorization process.
Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, said in a statement that the Moderna vaccine would see the bloc gain a further 160…