US drugmaker Moderna ‘to start testing Covid vaccine on children as young as 12'

US drugmaker Moderna ‘to start testing Covid vaccine on children as young as 12'

Moderna will begin testing the coronavirus vaccine on thousands of children as young as 12 years old. The U.S. drugmaker will conduct trials in Idaho, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah, according to a company report on clinicaltrials.gov. Three thousand volunteers between the ages…

Moderna vaccine is 94.1 per cent effective for all age groups

Moderna vaccine is 94.1 per cent effective for all age groups

The Moderna coronavirus vaccine may provide a very high level of protection against Covid-19 and there does not appear to be any evidence that efficacy is worse in old age, primary analysis for the final phase of the study suggests. The UK has received seven…

Moderna Vaccine Human Trial Produces COVID-19 Antibodies in All 45 Participants

Moderna Vaccine Human Trial Produces COVID-19 Antibodies in All 45 Participants

A scientist works in a laboratory to test COVID-19 samples at the New York City health department in New York, N.Y., April 23, 2020. (Brendan McDermid / Reuters) American biotech company Moderna announced on Monday that its phase one human trial for a coronavirus vaccine…