Moderna Vaccines
World  /  Published 20.06.22

Parents face jab dilemma

It’s a moment many parents have anxiously awaited for months: Children younger than five years are now eligible for vaccination against the coronavirus, among the last Americans to qualify. Wit...
By Apoorva Mandavilli

World  /  Published 24.04.22

Jab drive loses steam

In the middle of last year, the World Health Organisation began promoting an ambitious goal, one it said was essential for ending the pandemic: fully vaccinate 70 per cent of the population in every c...
By Rebecca Robbins, Stephanie Nolen

World  /  Published 21.12.21

Moderna's claim on booster jab success

A booster shot of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine significantly raises the level of antibodies that can thwart the omicron variant, the company announced on Monday. The news arrives as omicron rapidl...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

India  /  Published 09.12.21

Separate isolation for Omicron patients

The Union health ministry on Wednesday asked states to keep Omicron-positive patients in designated facilities to prevent cross-infections amid confirmations from multiple foreign labs that the new va...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.09.21

India won't buy Pfizer, Moderna jabs: Report

India's government will not buy COVID-19 shots from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, three government sources told Reuters, mainly because domestic output of more affordable and easier-to-store vaccin...
By Reuters in New Delhi


World  /  Published 05.08.21

Moderna: Jabs remain effective

Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) said on Thursday its Covid-19 shot was about 93% effective through six months after the second dose, showing hardly any change from the 94% efficacy reported in its original clini...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 24.07.21

Europe nod to Moderna for kids

The European Medicines Agency, the EU’s main drug regulator, on Friday authorised the use of Moderna’s Covid vaccine for children age 12 and older, clearing the way for final approval by t...
By AP, PTI in London

World  /  Published 23.07.21

Moderna jab for children approved by EU agency

The European Medicines Agency has recommended authorising Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has been authorized for people under 18. In a decision on ...
By AP in London

India  /  Published 20.07.21

Moderna: Jabs for India stuck

India has been offered 7.5 million doses of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine through the COVAX global vaccine sharing programme, but it is not clear when the jabs will arrive in the country as a consens...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.06.21

Bhutan: ‘No problem’ with mixed jabs

Bhutan’s Prime Minister on Thursday said he “has no problem” in mixing-and-matching Covid-19 vaccine doses to immunise a population of about 700,000 people in the tiny Himalayan nati...
By Reuters in Kathmandu


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