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EU Proposes Southern Africa Travel Ban in Fear of New Variant

A so-called "emergency brake" may soon be applied in the fight against the coronavirus as the EU proposes a Southern Africa travel ban because of a new variant that has developed there. The new strain of the virus has a...

CDC Says Booster Shot Side Effects Similar to Original Vaccine

The side effects that are produced as a result of a booster shot are similar to those that occurred after original coronavirus vaccinations, according to a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC says that...

FDA to Approve COVID-19 Booster Shots for the Immunocompromised

The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce that they will be authorizing COVID-19 booster shots for the immunocompromised. The announcement is anticipated for some time within the next 48 hours. The shot is a follow up...

Moderna Says Vaccine Safe for Teens, Will Submit to FDA

The Moderna pharmaceutical company announced on Tuesday that its mRNA vaccine, now only given to adults, is highly effective in adolescents.

Moderna to Send 300 Million More Vaccine Doses to EU in 2021, 2022

The European Commission announced today that it has reached an agreement with Moderna to supply an additional 150 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine this year, almost doubling the number of doses it has secured for 2021 from the...

Moderna Vaccine Arrives in Greece

The first batch of the Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus arrived in Greece on Wednesday. After its approval by EU regulators in early January, shipments of the Covid-19 vaccine, developed by the American biotech company Moderna, out of Cambridge, Massachusetts,...

Moderna Vaccine Approved by EU

The Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus was approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Wednesday.

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine 95% Effective, According to Early Data

In another hugely important piece of coronavirus news after last week's bombshell revelation that the Pfizer company's vaccine had proven to be 90% effective, on Monday Moderna announced that its own vaccine has shown so far that it has...