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U.S. FAA approves use of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by pilots By Reuters

U.S. FAA approves use of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by pilots By Reuters
U.S. FAA approves use of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by pilots

governors asking them to "prioritize aviation frontline workers for allocation of the vaccine in your upcoming implementation plan." The groups noted that "aviation workers are frontline workers who either encounter the traveling public frequently or are required to perform our work in close proximity to our colleagues and perform our jobs onsite.Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Saturday it had approved the use of the Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA ) COVID-19 vaccine by pilots and air traffic controllers.The FAA said it "will monitor the patient response to each vaccine dose and may adjust this policy as necessary to ensure aviation safety.

The FAA said that some aircraft used for vaccine shipments may be larger than the aircraft used for passenger-carrying flights that typically serve that airport and operators may opt to have extra aircraft rescue and firefighting services.lawmakers are making a final push in 2020 to win approval of landmark reforms to how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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