Shanghai district orders mass covid-19 testing, lockdown

Strict measures have been imposed across the country, from Shanghai in the east to Tibet far to the west, where anti-lockdown protests have also been reported.

published on : 28th October 2022

Moderna sues Pfizer, BioNTech for Covid-19 vaccine patent infringement

The lawsuits set up a high-stakes showdown between the leading manufacturers of Covid-19 shots that are a key tool in the fight against the disease.

published on : 26th August 2022

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine shots for toddlers under age five

The regulatory body has now approved Moderna shots for school-aged children and teens as well.

published on : 17th June 2022

Moderna announces positive results for Omicron vaccine

The 'bivalent' vaccine was tested in a trial for 850 adults, who had all received their first three doses of Moderna's original Spikevax vaccine. 

published on : 8th June 2022

Moderna says its low-dose COVID shots work for kids under 6 

Moderna said in the coming weeks it would ask regulators in the US and Europe to authorise two small-dose shots for youngsters under 6.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Moderna seeks FDA authorization for 4th dose of Covid shot  

Moderna said its request for an additional dose was based on “recently published data generated in the United States and Israel following the emergence of Omicron.”

published on : 18th March 2022

South Africa COVID variant-specific vaccine ready for testing: Moderna

The South African variant is considered among the more dangerous of current mutations because it evades some of the blocking action of antibodies that target the older coronavirus strain.

published on : 25th February 2021