Emergency uses of the vaccine have not been approved or licensed by the FDA, but have been authorized by the FDA, under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019
(COVID-19). The Moderna
COVID-19 Vaccine is authorized in individuals
6 months of age and older as a primary series. The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent is authorized as a booster dose in individuals
6 months through 5 years of age at least 2 months after the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine primary series and is authorized in individuals 6 years of age and older at least 2 months after any authorized or approved vaccine.
The EUA for these products is in effect for the duration of the COVID‑19 EUA declaration justifying emergency use of the product, unless the declaration is terminated or the authorization is revoked sooner.
For more information on the EUA authorized uses of the vaccine, refer to the Vaccine Fact Sheets for Recipients and Caregivers.