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The FDA assessed the safety of the kid-size doses of Covid-19 vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna in 3,100 vaccinated youngsters. Regulators deemed that enough data, considering the trove of safety information from hundreds of millions of larger doses given to adults and teens worldwide.
Updated on Dec 23, 2021 11:09 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
The vaccine maker said the decision to focus on the current vaccine, mRNA-1273, was driven in part by how quickly the recently discovered variant is spreading.
Updated on Dec 20, 2021 03:59 PM IST
Incidences of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart) after mRNA jabs from Pfizer and Moderna had been noted in vaccine safety reports and small-scale studies.
Published on Dec 17, 2021 06:12 AM IST
The approval came from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization, the health department said Sunday in a statement.
Published on Dec 12, 2021 06:40 AM IST
The Omicron variant, first detected in southern Africa, has a higher number of mutations and has been spreading very quickly. The variant has prompted several countries to shut down their borders and renew Covid-19 restrictions.
Published on Nov 29, 2021 08:25 AM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
- It is one of three strategies the company is working to address the new threat, including a higher dose of its existing vaccine, Moderna said.
Published on Nov 27, 2021 04:31 AM IST
According to the CDC, more than a third of fully vaccinated senior citizens in the US had already received their booster doses as of Thursday, and 17 per cent of fully vaccinated adults overall have had an additional shot of vaccine.
Published on Nov 19, 2021 07:33 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
According to the NYT report, the vaccine was the culmination of four-year collaboration between Moderna and NIH, the government’s biomedical research agency.
Updated on Nov 11, 2021 03:06 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The Food and Drug Administration wants more time to weigh international analyses of the risks of a rare heart inflammation, myocarditis, which may not be completed before the end of the year, Moderna said in a statement on Sunday.
Updated on Nov 02, 2021 12:01 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Kamala Harris received her third dose of the Moderna vaccine at the White House and encouraged everyone to get the booster "when you are eligible."
Published on Oct 30, 2021 10:57 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Moderna is seeking approval of a booster shot that includes 50 micrograms of vaccine, half of strength of its regular dose but still higher than the Pfizer-BioNTech shot, which contains 30 micrograms of vaccine.
Published on Oct 14, 2021 11:11 PM IST
PM Modi said this week that international travel should be made easier through mutual recognition of vaccine certificates. His remarks came on the day when the UK issued a new travel advisory to include Covishield among eligible formulations but kept India out of the approved vaccinations list.
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 09:53 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Japan suspended the use of 1.63 million doses of the Moderna vaccine last week after being notified of contamination that local media reported was metallic.
Published on Sep 01, 2021 09:23 PM IST
Reuters | , Tokyo
- As Europe begins to open up, DW offers a brief recap of what travel restrictions apply within the EU.
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 10:33 AM IST
, DelhiDeutsche Welle
Saudi Arabia, which bars direct travel from Pakistan, has only approved the AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, so anyone arriving without one of those shots is required to quarantine at a cost many Pakistani workers say they cannot afford.
Published on Jul 27, 2021 07:28 PM IST
- The country recommended that people take Pfizer or Moderna as their second jab against Covid-19 four weeks after being administered with AstraZeneca’s shot
Published on Jul 03, 2021 03:54 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
- The Moderna vaccines were delivered in partnership with the COVAX global vaccine initiative, UNICEF, and the government of Pakistan, the US embassy said in an official statement.
Published on Jul 02, 2021 08:05 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Published on Jun 29, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine mRNA-1273 is sold under the brand name 'Spikevax' in the US. The DCGI is likely to decide soon on whether Cipla will be allowed to import the vaccine for emergency use in India, news agencies reported.
Published on Jun 29, 2021 12:57 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
From England delaying reopening to Chicago fully reopening, California remaining under a state of emergency, Paris lifting the curfew for the French Open fans and Switzerland planning to reopen its borders for overseas visitors who have received a Covid-19 vaccine, catch all the travel updates here
Updated on Jun 13, 2021 05:42 PM IST
In a statement released on the day, the European regulator said that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) will carry out an accelerated assessment of the data submitted by Moderna in their application.
Published on Jun 08, 2021 10:53 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Moderna Covid-19 vaccine has not been approved for people under the age of 18 in the city-state.
Published on Jun 04, 2021 07:19 AM IST
"Through the supply agreement, UNICEF, along with procurement partners including the PanAmerican Health Organization (PAHO), will have access to up to 34 million doses of the vaccine for around 92 countries and territories in 2021," UNICEF said.
Published on Jun 03, 2021 12:03 AM IST
ANI | , Washington Dc
While Moderna has conveyed to Indian authorities that it does not have surplus vaccines to share in 2021, there are limited prospects of Johnson & Johnson exporting its jabs from the US to other countries in the near future, the people added.
Published on May 26, 2021 04:06 AM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
Moderna's trial evaluated the vaccine in 3,732 adolescents aged 12 to 17, two-thirds of whom got the vaccine and one-third of whom got a placebo.
Published on May 25, 2021 05:45 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav, Chicago
The development came after the Amarinder Singh government reached out to several manufacturers, including Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Gamaleya (maker of Sputnik-V), for direct purchase, said state nodal officer for vaccination Vikas Garg.
Published on May 24, 2021 02:02 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel suggested that in order to protect the "fragile unvaccinated people," all adults and adolescents must also receive a booster jab.
Published on May 23, 2021 04:01 PM IST
ANI | , Moscow
Germany to ease Covid-19 quarantine for travellers who have had a coronavirus vaccine approved in the European Union, namely BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson.
Updated on May 12, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Booster shots that were studied spurred antibodies against the strains that hit Brazil and South Africa.
Published on May 07, 2021 06:15 AM IST
Agencies | , New York/beijing
- Moderna is joining developers including AstraZeneca Plc, Pfizer Inc. and Johnson & Johnson in supplying Covax, which has faced setbacks in its bid to help lower-income nations.
Published on May 03, 2021 05:35 PM IST