Moderna's Covid vaccine produces lasting immune response: Study

While the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine led to strong immune and antibody responses for at least six months after clinical trial participants, it is likely that the immune response could last much longer.

published on : 15th September 2021

Bulgaria, EU's least vaccinated nation, faces deadly surge

Only 20% of adults in Bulgaria, which has a population of 7 million, have so far been fully vaccinated.

published on : 8th September 2021

COVID: Japan detects more Moderna vaccine contamination

That suspension came after the health ministry said two men, aged 30 and 38, died in early August after getting their second Moderna doses.

published on : 29th August 2021

Japan suspends use of 1.63 million Moderna vaccine doses after contamination in unused vials

Some doses might have been administered, but no adverse health effects have been reported so far, officials said.

published on : 26th August 2021

Britain approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 and above

It is the second COVID-19 shot authorized in the UK for those between ages 12 to 17, after the Pfizer vaccine.

published on : 17th August 2021

Australia to get 1st Moderna doses next month

The first million doses will arrive in Australia in late September and 10 million Moderna shots are scheduled to be delivered to Australia this year, Health Minister Greg Hunt said.

published on : 9th August 2021

Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine durable for at least six months

In a final analysis from its Phase 3, or final stage, clinical trial, Moderna's Covid vaccine showed 93 percent efficacy at six months following the second dose.

published on : 5th August 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: European medicines watchdog approves Moderna jab for ages 12 and up

The decision by the Amsterdam-based agency follows the approval of the first vaccine for European youngsters, by Pfizer/BioNTech in May.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Dominican Republic president Luis Abinader gets third Covid jab

54-year-old President Luis Abinader who had previously received two doses of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine from Sinopharm, this time received a Pfizer shot.

published on : 22nd July 2021

India offered 7.5 millon doses of Moderna vaccine; no consensus on indemnity clause yet: Sources

According to sources, the Indian government has put forth certain conditions for finalising the indemnity clause contract and has sent it to the US drug manufacturer for their perusal.

published on : 20th July 2021

Sri Lanka receives 1.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine donated by US

It was the second shipment to Sri Lanka from the global COVAX effort after an AstraZeneca delivery in March.

published on : 17th July 2021

European Union likely to decide on Moderna Covid shot for kids next week

Moderna's vaccine was given the green light for use in anyone 18 and over across the 27-nation European Union in January.

published on : 15th July 2021

Single dose of Sputnik V Covid vaccine triggers strong antibody response: Study

The high antibody levels after a single Sputnik V dose in naive participants suggest a benefit of delaying second dose administration to increase the number of people vaccinated.

published on : 14th July 2021

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut COVID-19 risk by 91 per cent: Study

The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2, which the virus uses to infect and enter the human cells.

published on : 7th July 2021

Sri Lanka's COVID-19 death toll crosses 3000, patients to stay under supervised home treatment

Sri Lanka has reportedly decided to obtain a loan of USD 150 million from the Asian Development Bank to buy vaccines and boost refrigeration and transport facilities.

published on : 30th June 2021
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