The Moderna laboratories Tuesday reported that their two bivalent Omicron-targeting new messenger RNA (mRNA) technology booster vaccines (mRNA-1273.214 and mRNA-1273.222) have a superior antibody response compared to a booster dose of the basic RNA vaccine.
US pharmaceutical company Moderna Friday sued Pfizer / BioNTech over patent ownership infringement regarding the COVID-19 RNA vaccine
British health authorities Monday greenlighted the use of a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine with a new formula designed to fight old strains as well as new variations in what has been dubbed a “bivalent” approach and will be used primarily as a booster for people aged 50 and over starting in the fall.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Friday announced her country was about to receive the first batch of 1,400,000 doses of Moderna's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine to be applied to children between six months and three years of age.
Drug developers Moderna Thursday filed for clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to extend the use of their COVID-19 vaccine to children aged 6 months to 5 years, it was announced.
The Moderna Laboratory has begun the so-called phase 1 trial stage of an HIV vaccine using messenger RNA technology in the United States, on 56 uninfected adults, both the biotech company and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) announced Thursday.
Despite setbacks with patients dying or suffering from undesired side effects which led to the suspension of some vaccines in various countries, the market value of pharmaceutical companies continues to rise, having amassed 152 billion US dollars in profits since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported.
AstraZeneca Plc has sold its 7.7% stake in Moderna Inc for more than a billion US dollars after the U.S. biotechnology company's shares soared on the back of its coronavirus vaccine breakthrough, The Times reported.
Drug maker Pfizer announced it expects to deliver more than 13 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine per week to the United States by the middle of March, more than doubling its shipments from early February, a top Pfizer executive said in prepared testimony ahead of a Tuesday congressional hearing.
Canada approved Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday, the second country to do so, paving the way for health authorities to step up an inoculation campaign against a worsening second wave.