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U.S. is in discussions with Moderna on buying Covid vaccine doses for other nations

A medical worker from Parrish Medical Center holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a drive through vaccination clinic for employees of Port Canaveral, workers at local hotels and restaurants, and residents of the Port Canaveral community. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images The U.S. government is in negotiations with Moderna to… Read More »

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines cut hospitalizations among older adults by 94%, CDC finds

A small study of older Americans fully vaccinated with Pfizer or Moderna jabs suggested they dropped their risk of COVID-19 hospitalization by 94%, compared to an unvaccinated group of the same age, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Partially vaccinated patients (two weeks post-first dose) cut their hospitalization risk by 64%, per… Read More »

TikTok famous? Pfizer, Moderna, J&J and AZ shoutouts on social media boost vaccine credibility—and pharmas’ image

A man in a Pfizer sweater sits down in waiting room, notices another man in a Moderna sweater already sitting there, and asks, “What are you doing here?” Turns out they’re both there for the COVID-19 vaccine job interview. The popular TikTok video joins a growing crowd of user-generated vaccine videos that call out pharma vaccine brands Pfizer,… Read More »

U.S. government gives Moderna Inc $472 million for coronavirus vaccine development

A view of Moderna headquarters on May 08, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Moderna was given FDA approval to continue to phase 2 of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials with 600 participants. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Moderna Inc., a biotech company that develops pharmaceuticals, received $ 472 million award from the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… Read More »