Vaccines

Moderna says updated COVID booster is superior to original vaccines, could start shipping by August

Moderna announced new data on Wednesday suggesting that a new version of its COVID-19 vaccine will offer superior protection to its original vaccine formulation, based on studying the antibodies generated by their new boosters in blood samples from participants in the test. The company said in A liberation that it plans to submit its data …

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Moderna says updated COVID booster is superior to original vaccines, could start shipping by August

Moderna announced new data on Wednesday suggesting that a new version of its COVID-19 vaccine will offer superior protection to its original vaccine formulation, based on studying the antibodies generated by their new boosters in blood samples from participants in the test. The company said in A liberation that it plans to submit its data …

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Breakthrough mRNA vaccine could help cure pancreatic cancer

A new vaccine using the same mRNA technology as Pfizer’s COVID-19 jab could be a breakthrough in the fight against pancreatic cancer. In a promising early study led by German company BioNTech – which has partnered with Pfizer to develop the life-saving COVID vaccine – half of patients remained cancer-free 18 months after having their …

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Breakthrough mRNA vaccine could help cure pancreatic cancer

A new vaccine using the same mRNA technology as Pfizer’s COVID-19 jab could be a breakthrough in the fight against pancreatic cancer. In a promising early study led by German company BioNTech – which has partnered with Pfizer to develop the life-saving COVID vaccine – half of patients remained cancer-free 18 months after having their …

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We can’t keep getting the same formula in COVID-19 booster shots, says immunologist

Be up to date on COVID-19[feminine] vaccines means having had three or four doses at the same time at this point. The current boosters are the same formulations as the first hits allowed, based on the original coronavirus strain appeared at the end of 2019. They still protect against severe COVID-19, hospitalizations and deaths. But …

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US deployed 1,200 monkeypox vaccines in response to outbreak | CNN

CNN — As the number of monkeypox cases rises amid an ongoing global outbreak, U.S. health officials said Friday they were stepping up testing and contact tracing and expanding access to vaccines and treatments. As part of those efforts, about 1,200 doses of the monkeypox vaccine have been offered in the United States, said Dr. …

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Vaccines may not prevent many symptoms of long covid, study finds

Placeholder while loading article actions To openThis article is open access. Why? A large US study to find out if vaccination protects against long covid showed that injections had only a slight protective effect: being vaccinated seemed to reduce the risk of lung disorders and blood clots, but did little to protect against most other …

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