Indonesia authorises Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

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Test tubes are seen in front of a displayed Moderna logo in this illustration taken, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

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JAKARTA, July 2 (Reuters) - Indonesia has authorised the COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) for emergency use, Penny K. Lukito, the chief of the country's food and drug agency, said on Friday.

Indonesia will receive four million doses of the Moderna vaccine as part of the COVAX global-sharing scheme.

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Reporting by Stanley Widianto and Agustinus Beo Da Costa; Editing by Ed Davies

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