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WASHINGTON: A US panel of medical experts convened by the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for use in children aged six months through five years.

"This recommendation does fill a significant unmet need for a really ignored younger population," said Michael Nelson, a professor of medicine at the University of Virginia and one of the 21 experts who said the benefits of the vaccine outweighed the risks.

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