Can Pfizer and Moderna End the Pandemic by Sharing Their Vaccine Designs? It’s Not that Simple

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Moderna vaccine now in Philippines?

Shiela Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) – February 13, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating reports that a shipment containing COVID-19 vaccines by US firm Moderna arrived in the country last Thursday. In an interview, FDA director general Eric Domingo said if Moderna vaccines have indeed arrived in…Continue Reading

This is amazing news about the Moderna coronavirus vaccine

Researchers tested the Moderna vaccine candidate against the UK mutation (B.1.1.7) and found that the neutralizing antibodies still work against the new strain. The tests also involved testing neutralizing antibodies from people with acute COVID-19 infections and COVID-19 survivors. The researchers found that infected people contained antibodies capable of neutralizing the UK mutation, which should…Continue Reading

Pfizer-BioNTech And Moderna Covid-19 Vaccines: Here Are 5 Differences

UCLA ER doctor Dr. Medell Briggs-Malonson (R) receives the Covid-19 vaccine from nurse Eunice Lee at … [+] Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on December 16, 2020. (Photo by BRIAN VAN DER BRUG/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) POOL/AFP via Getty Images They’re not the same. Yes, the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines do have many similarities. Yes,…Continue Reading

The FDA Just Authorized the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is now the second vaccine to receive emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This vaccine, like the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine that was authorized last week, relies on mRNA technology. But Moderna’s has one major advantage—and was partially funded by Dolly Parton’s research fund.Moderna’s vaccine is now FDA authorized…Continue Reading

FDA Approves Moderna COVID Vaccine One Week After Pfizer’s

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially approved an emergency use authorization (EUA) on Friday for a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Moderna, making it the second vaccine to receive such approval in one week.In a statement released Friday evening at about 7:30 p.m., the FDA announced that it had approved the vaccine, which contains…Continue Reading

Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine is 100% effective at preventing severe COVID-19

Moderna announced final results for its coronavirus vaccine, saying the overall efficacy is 94.1% and that the drug showed 100% efficacy against severe COVID-19. Moderna said it would seek emergency approvals in the US and Europe and provide up to 20 million doses for American patients this year. The FDA is expected to review the…Continue Reading

Moderna Applies For FDA Emergency Use Authorization For Coronavirus Vaccine

Drugmaker Moderna says it has applied to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization for its coronavirus vaccine. It says data bolster its case the vaccine is safe and effective. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Today, the drug company Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration to clear its experimental COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.…Continue Reading