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Israel's health ministry authorizes use of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

Jan 4 (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Moderna Inc said on Monday that Israel’s Health Ministry had authorized its COVID-19 vaccine, marking the vaccine’s third regulatory authorization and the first outside North America.

“Ministry of Health of Israel has secured 6 million doses and first deliveries (are) expected to begin in January,” Moderna said in a statement.

Moderna has received authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and Canada and additional authorizations are currently under review in the European Union, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. (Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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