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FDA says Moderna vaccine’s benefits outweigh risks after Nordic countries limit use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reiterated its stance that the benefits of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine outweigh its risks on Friday after several Nordic countries began restricting its use for certain age groups due to concerns about a rare heart-related side effect. The FDA responded after health officials in Finland said Thursday that males under… Read More »

Not everyone wants a Pfizer or Moderna COVID vaccine. Why not offer them something else?

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is approved, but Canada hasn’t been using it. Some say the viral vector shot could convince more people to get vaccinated Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Oct 01, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  285 Comments A Johnson… Read More »

Moderna plans major expansion at Massachusetts manufacturing site to help boost COVID-19 vaccine supply

With plans to boost COVID-19 vaccine production into the billions of doses next year, Moderna is making major renovations at its Massachusetts manufacturing site that will more than double its size.  The mRNA developer on Tuesday said it plans to renovate its manufacturing site in Norwood, Massachusetts, from “a production and lab space to an industrial technology… Read More »

Moderna cuts COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Canada, U.K. amid European supply struggles

The global COVID-19 vaccine supply is about to take another hit, but this time from Moderna. The mRNA drugmaker warned Friday that supply problems are forcing it to cut back deliveries to “a number of countries,” including the U.K. and Canada.  Moderna, which has partnered with Switzerland’s Lonza to manufacture its vaccine known as mRNA-1273, pinned the reduction on deficits in… 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 »

Moderna Hires New CFO Amid Race To Develop Coronavirus Treatment

CAMBRIDGE, MA – MAY 18: Moderna Therapeutics headquarters in Cambridge, MA are pictured on May 18, … [+] 2020. Moderna is one of a number of companies making progress on a Coronavirus vaccine. (Photo by Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe via Getty Images Biotech company Moderna, which is among… Read More »