The Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising healthcare suppliers who administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (2023-2024 method) to people 6 months via 11 years of age to make sure that the right quantity of the vaccine (0.25 mL) is withdrawn from the vial in order that the right dose is run to the vaccine recipient.
The FDA has turn out to be conscious that some healthcare suppliers could not acknowledge that the only dose vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (2023-2024 method) to be used in people 6 months via 11 years of age accommodates notably greater than 0.25 mL of the vaccine. Some healthcare suppliers could also be withdrawing the whole contents of the vial to manage to a person. Nonetheless, the amount of a single dose of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (2023-2024 method) is just 0.25 mL.
To offer clarification, the Dosage and Administration part of the Truth Sheet for Healthcare Suppliers Administering Vaccine has been revised to additional make clear that 0.25 mL ought to be withdrawn from the vial and that the vial and any extra quantity ought to then be discarded.
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (2023-2024 method) is permitted to be used in people 6 months via 11 years of age.
Healthcare suppliers, dad and mom, and caregivers who’ve questions could contact FDA’s Heart for Biologics Analysis and Analysis at [email protected].
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