US CDC backs use of redesigned Omicron Covid boosters
The green light for the use of redesigned Omicron Covid boosters will enable millions of the retooled shots to roll out as part of a nationwide revaccination campaign.
Moderna sues Pfizer-BioNTech for patent infringement over Covid vaccine
It accuses them of copying technology that Moderna developed years before the pandemic.
EU watchdog reviews Moderna jab for Omicron
It is the second modified jab that the European Medicines Agency has begun studying for approval after Pfizer-BioNTech's earlier this week.
US health authority says Moderna jab effective in kids under 5
Even though Moderna's vaccine has proven less effective against the Omicron variant, it remains very good at protecting against severe cases of the disease, the FDA says.
Moderna’s new booster produces stronger response against Omicron
In the study, which did not measure vaccine effectiveness, the booster raised virus-neutralising antibodies by eight-fold against Omicron.
Swiss to destroy more than 620,000 expired Moderna doses
Switzerland, which has ended public health measures designed to curb the spread of the disease, secured a total 34 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines for 2022 for a population of around 8.7 million.
Moderna recalls thousands of Covid vaccine doses in Europe over contamination
The drugmaker says the contamination was found in just one vial, and it was recalling the whole lot out of 'an abundance of caution'.
Covax, African Union decline to buy more doses of Moderna’s Covid shots
Moderna and Gavi have agreements for up to 650 million doses of the company's vaccine to be made available to Covax participants through 2021 and 2022.
Moderna says infant Covid vaccine succeeded in trial
Vaccine efficacy in children six months to two years was 43.7%, and vaccine efficacy was 37.5% in the two to under six years age group.
Moderna seeks US approval of second Covid booster
The request comes days after Pfizer-BioNTech, makers of the other Covid mRNA vaccine, also requested emergency approval for a second booster shot, but their request was limited to adults aged 65 and older.
French parents sue after daughter mistakenly gets Moderna jab
The vaccine is only allowed for adults over feared side effects.
Moderna says full booster dose improves Omicron protection
Moderna says preliminary data show antibody response to Omicron at the 50 microgram dose increased 37-fold – but when the dose was doubled, antibody levels increased 83-fold.