Tuesday, April 20, 2021


Singaporeans can now pick their Covid-19 jab

Eligible people can choose any of 38 vaccine centres, which are administering either the Pfizer or the Moderna vaccine.

Experts tell why children may need to be vaccinated against Covid-19

While children are generally spared the worst of the disease, under-18s account for roughly a fifth of the US population of 330 million, and millions have so far been infected.

Moderna starts Covid-19 vaccine trials for children

Its Phase 2/3 study involves children aged six months to under 12 years old.

Moderna says Covid-19 vaccine effective against UK, South Africa variants

But the positive news was tempered by the finding that there was a sixfold reduction in the level of highly-potent neutralising antibodies produced against the South African variant.

Severe reaction to Moderna vaccine ‘rare’, US study shows

The CDC says only 10 cases have arisen from more than four million first doses.

Kamala Harris terima dos pertama vaksin Covid-19

Beliau disuntik vaksin keluaran syarikat Moderna di United Medical Center di Washington.

Vaccine news brings hope at the end of a glum year

We should be grateful that we are on track to returning to 'normalcy', with vaccines set to arrive early next year.

US authorises Moderna as second Covid-19 vaccine

Millions of doses will begin shipping out as early as this weekend from cold-storage sites and delivered to sites around the country.

US panel recommends emergency approval of Moderna Covid vaccine

An FDA review of all available data found there were no specific safety concerns identified although an offical says a warning label on potential allergic reactions will be issued.

Moderna vaccine gives at least 3 months’ immunity, study shows

Experts say it is very likely that the immune system will remember the virus if re-exposed later on, and then produce new antibodies.

How the world has sped up vaccine approvals

A look at how countries have sped up their approval procedures to face up to the pandemic.

Russia says Sputnik V vaccine 95% effective

It can be stored at between two and eight degrees Celsius instead of the temperatures below freezing required for some other vaccines.

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