Looking closely at almost 4,000 vaccinated pregnant people, researchers found pregnancy loss rates were comparable to the rate in the population.
Doctors should stop reserving doses needed for second shots, Andy Slavitt, a Biden official said. Slavitt promised states will have “a continual 3-week window in the vaccines that will be shipped.” Providers have cancelled appointments for first doses while they hold back the reserved vaccines. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Moderna gained 12% after a report its vaccine likely protects against new COVID-19 strains. Moderna reached an intraday high of $US147.43 Monday morning. The biotech company will begin testing a booster against the variant first found in South Africa. Watch Moderna trade live here . Shares of Moderna gained as […]
As the coronavirus vaccine rollout stalls in the US, some public health and scientific leaders are suggesting altering the shots’ administration in order to protect more people faster. But the FDA warned healthcare providers not to halve doses, mix and match shots, or widen the window between the doses’ delivery. […]
The US government is in talks with the drugmaker Moderna about the possibility of giving out its COVID-19 vaccine in half-volume doses, Moncef Slaoui told CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday. Slaoui, the chief of the US vaccine effort known as Operation Warp Speed, said the move could allow the […]
Boston physician Dr. Hossein Sadrzadeh on Thursday said he had a severe allergic reaction to receiving Moderna’s COVID-19 shot. He told the New York Times that he felt dizzy and his heart began racing shortly after receiving the shot. He was taken to the emergency department and later discharged, and […]
Pfizer and Moderna’s coronavirus vaccines are very similar in terms of how they were made, and their safety and efficacy. There may be slight differences in how they work in older populations, but experts say more data is needed before we make that conclusion. Because Pfizer’s needs to be stored […]
The US plans to ship 6 million doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine once it is authorised for emergency use, the head of logistics for the government’s vaccine initiative said during a press briefing Monday. This would be double the US’s initial shipment of Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine. “The difference in […]