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

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…

Severe allergic reactions to Moderna vaccine appear rare: CDC report

Exiger President of Global Markets Brandon Daniels discusses both the Moderna and Pfizer coronavirus vaccines and the distribution process. Severe allergic reactions to Moderna Inc’s coronavirus vaccine appear to be…

Moderna vaccine batch that caused 10 allergic reactions cleared for use

A batch of 330,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that caused allergic reactions in at least 10 people has been cleared for continued use after health officials say they…

Woman will get Moderna COVID-19 vaccine second dose despite allergic reaction to first

One woman who suffered an allergic reaction to Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine said she will “absolutely, positively” get the second dose citing concerns about the virus itself. Cheryl Brennan, who received…

COVID-19 vaccinations delayed in Michigan as nearly 12,000 Moderna doses botched during transport

Nearly 12,000 doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine were compromised after they dipped below acceptable temperatures during recent transport to Michigan, according to state health officials. “The Michigan Department of…

California official calls for pause on Moderna vaccine lot after possible allergic reaction

Dr. Erica S. Pan, the California epidemiologist, issued a statement Sunday recommending a pause in the distribution of a specific lot of Moderna vaccine after “fewer than 10 individuals required medical…

Moderna using mRNA technology to create vaccines for seasonal flu, HIV and Nipah virus, company says

Biotech giant Moderna is using what some experts have called “21st-century science” to create three new vaccines to protect against the seasonal flu, HIV and Nipah virus, respectively, the company…

UK greenlights Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, marking third in arsenal

Britain authorized Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, following previous approval granted for shots developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca. The nod from the U.K.’s regulatory agency was said to follow “a…

Moderna CEO says COVID-19 vaccine likely to protect for ‘couple years’

Moderna’s CEO made a bold prediction Thursday about the amount of immunity his company’s COVID-19 vaccine may provide, suggesting that the recently approved vaccine could offer protection of up to…

FDA says half-dosing Moderna COVID-19 vaccine ‘risks public health,’ lacks data

Following reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was in talks with Moderna and Operation Warp Speed officials to consider halving vaccines’ dose volume to speed inoculations and extend supply, the federal…