Saudi Arabia approves Moderna's COVID vaccine

Saudi Arabia's Food and Drug Authority on Friday approved Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine (MRNA.O) for use in the kingdom, the state news agency (SPA) said.
The authority added that after this approval, authorities will start procedures to import the two-dose vaccine, the news agency said.

Saudi Arabia had earlier approved the use of the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N), AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) and the Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) vaccines.