Moderna Covid booster shot endorsed by FDA

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine should get a half-dose booster to bolster protection against the virus. The panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously to recommend a booster shot for seniors, adults with other health problems, jobs or living situations that put them at increased risk for COVID-19. […]

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Moderna vaccine: Booster shots not needed, declares new research – here’s why

Booster shot doses are being debated globally to determine whether a stronger immunity and a potential stop to the COVID-19 spread is feasible. Concerns circulate regarding even a small reduction in efficacy against the spread of Covid and how this could strain the health care system particularly with Winter approaching. Lasting immunity against COVID-19 in vaccinated people was a question […]

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Moderna seeks approval of COVID-19 vaccine for teens in Europe, Canada

US biotech firm Moderna said Monday it was seeking conditional approval for use of its COVID-19 vaccine on teens in the European Union and Canada, in a boost for inoculation campaigns as the summer begins. The firm said it also plans to file for emergency approval with the Food and Drug Administration in the United States, where the Pfizer/BioNTech jab […]

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Lonza to up Moderna Covid jab output with Dutch production line

Swiss firm Lonza said Wednesday it will open a new production line for the drug substance in Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, making it possible to churn out hundreds of millions more jabs per year. The new line will be set up at Lonza’s site in Geleen, Netherlands, and is expected to begin production by the end of the year, the Swiss […]

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Moderna vaccine can trigger red, itchy ‘COVID arm,’ but it’s temporary

In rare cases, people who receive the two-dose Moderna COVID-19 vaccine may experience a red, itchy patch of skin a few days later at the injection site, a new report finds. They shouldn’t panic: This “COVID arm” reaction, although annoying, was short-lived in all cases and was easily treated with topical steroid creams, according to a team of researchers at […]

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Fauci says U.S. will stay with two doses of Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

The United States will stick with its plan to give millions of Americans two doses of the Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday. The nation’s top infectious diseases expert told the Washington Post that shifting to a single-dose strategy for those two vaccines could leave people less protected, allow more contagious variants to spread and make […]

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Covid vaccine side effects: Fever, nausea and diarrhoea are three serious side effects

UK 'must be cautious' of new coronavirus variants says expert When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The vaccine rollout has moved at […]

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Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines protection against South African variant unclear, studies find

Fox News Flash top headlines for February 18 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. New research suggests a concerning coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa diminished Pfizer and Moderna’s vaccine-induced antibody levels, and the level of protection is unclear. For the Pfizer vaccine, researchers with the University of Texas Medical Branch published findings from […]

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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine protects against UK, South African variants

Dr. Marty Makary on new coronavirus variant found in South Africa: ‘I’m really concerned’ Fox News contributor tells ‘America’s News HQ’ the new variant may ‘partially evade’ treatment measures. Moderna on Monday vowed confidence in its COVID-19 vaccine’s ability to remain effective against emerging strains of the virus, namely the South African and U.K. variants, following results from a yet-to-be […]

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Moderna plans 100 million Covid vaccine doses in early 2021

Moderna plans to have 100 to 125 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine available in the first quarter of 2021, the vast majority of which will go to the United States, the biotechnology company announced Thursday. Between 85 and 100 million of the doses will be distributed in the United States, with the rest of the world receiving the remaining […]

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