Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine efficacy wanes, suggests booster shots

Business 09/17/21, 15:28

While seeking to promote its COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, Moderna Inc. revealed that its first doses had shown a weakening efficacy a year after they were administered. In a press release on Wednesday, Sept. 15, Moderna highlighted new data from its clinical vaccine trial, which suggests that “the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is highly ...

COVID booster vaccines ‘not appropriate’ for general public, scientists conclude

U.S. 09/13/21, 17:32

A report titled "Considerations in boosting COVID-19 vaccine immune responses" published in the scientific journal The Lancet determined that booster doses of the COVID-19 (also called CCP virus) vaccine are unnecessary for the general public. The scientists' conclusion, including two senior officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the World Health ...

Pfizer discusses booster COVID-19 shots with federal health officer

News 07/13/21, 02:12

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer scheduled a meeting with the U.S. health official on Monday, July 12 seeking for an approval for the third dose of COVID-19 vaccine as cases rise across the country. Pfizer previously asserted that a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine is needed within 12 months. They learned from ...

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