Moderna Says New Covid Booster Strengthens Immune Response Against Subvariants

WASHINGTON — A new study by Moderna suggests that its updated coronavirus booster strengthens a key component of the immune system’s defense against the Omicron subvariant that accounted for most…

Pfizer, Moderna seek authorization for updated Covid-19 boosters for younger children

CNN  —  Younger children could soon be eligible to receive an updated Covid-19 booster shot. Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday said they completed their submission to the US Food and…

Moderna files patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech over mRNA Covid-19 vaccines

“Moderna believes that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty infringes patents Moderna filed between 2010 and 2016 covering Moderna’s foundational mRNA technology. This groundbreaking technology was critical to the development…

How are the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for young children different?

They both use an mRNA platform and both are considered safe and well tolerated. Pediatricians CNN spoke with around the country suggest either is a good option. “I think they’re…

CDC vaccine advisers unanimously vote to recommend Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for people ages 6 through 17

The vaccine received emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration last week. All 15 voting members of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted yes…

FDA advisers vote in favor of authorizing Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for ages 6-17

CNN  —  Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration decided unanimously Tuesday in favor of expanding the emergency use authorization of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine to include older children…

Moderna Says Its Revised Covid Vaccine Works Better Against Omicron

Moderna released preliminary results on Wednesday on an updated coronavirus vaccine that targets the Omicron variant, calling it “our lead candidate” to serve as a U.S. booster shot in the…

Revised Moderna Vaccine Works Better Against Omicron, Trial Suggests

Moderna released preliminary results on Wednesday on an updated coronavirus vaccine targeting the Omicron variant, calling it “our lead candidate” to serve as a U.S. booster shot in the fall.…

Moderna Vaccine Provokes Strong Immune Response in Children 6 to 11

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine elicits a strong immune response in children aged 6 to 11, researchers reported on Wednesday — another signpost in what has become a long and tortuous road…

Moderna seeks emergency use authorization for Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months through 5 years

“We believe mRNA-1273 will be able to safely protect these children against SARS-CoV-2, which is so important in our continued fight against COVID-19, and will be especially welcomed by parents…