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Moderna vaccine

Masks off?
BR Research

Masks off?

Fresh cases of the coronavirus have begun to slowly increase as mobility restrictions relax, and masks come off....
Published 07 Jul, 2021 08:08am
DRAP approves emergency use of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine
Pakistan

DRAP approves emergency use of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine

  • Decision comes after announcement that Pakistan is set to receive 2.5 million doses of the vaccine through the UN-backed Covax global vaccine sharing programme
  • Vaccine can be administered to people suffering from diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases
Updated 01 Jul, 2021 11:55am
Swiss government recruits 75 workers to help Lonza make Moderna COVID shots
World

Swiss government recruits 75 workers to help Lonza make Moderna COVID shots

  • Swiss Health Minister Alain Berset said about 15 of the staff identified by the government for the Lonza assignment in Visp could start this month.
  • "We started a programme immediately to find specialists," Berset told a news conference in Bern. "We've found 75 people in the federal administration, also in the universities."
Published 19 May, 2021 07:50pm
Moderna lifts COVID-19 vaccine sales forecast to $19.2 billion
Business & Finance

Moderna lifts COVID-19 vaccine sales forecast to $19.2 billion

  • Moderna said an initial analysis of a study in adolescents aged 12-17 years showed an efficacy rate of 96% for its vaccine.
  • The company has also been working on a new version that could extend the time the vaccine can be stored in refrigerator temperatures, making it easier to distribute, especially in lower-income countries.
Published 06 May, 2021 05:56pm
New study to test Moderna vaccine in transmission prevention among college students
World

New study to test Moderna vaccine in transmission prevention among college students

  • The trial, backed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is designed to determine if the vaccine, mRNA-1273, can prevent coronavirus infection, limit virus in the nose, and reduce transmission from vaccinated individuals to their close contacts.
  • The Prevent COVID U study, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), will monitor about 12,000 young adults across 20 universities over a five-month period.
Updated 26 Mar, 2021 07:04pm