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Covid-19: FDA approves Modena, Pfizer vaccines

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has approved two more COVID-19 vaccines for importation, distribution, and use in Ghana.

The two new vaccines are Modena (Spikevax) and Pfizer-BioNtech (Comirnaty) bringing the total number of approved covid-19 vaccines for us in the country to five.

The others are Sputnik V, Covishield and Covidd-19 Vaccine Jassen.

The FDA in a statement said it will continue to use the Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) pathway which is the acceptable procedure for all national regulatory authorities globally, in order to ensure timely access to quality and safe medical products including vaccines during this pandemic.

The authority has assured the public that all approved covid-19 vaccines have been subjected to rigorous safety parameters and, therefore, the public are to receive these vaccines without reservations.

Source: classfmonline.com

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