Author of study cited by J&J says she did NOT find clots linked to Pfizer, Moderna

Johnson & Johnson defended its COVID-19 vaccine amid worries it may cause blood clots by saying that clots have been reported with all three shots authorized in the U.S., citing a study published in February.  But that study did not find blood clots related to the other two vaccines, made by Pfizer and Moderna.  And … Read more

Moderna’s vaccine booster shot that protects against South African variant will be ready by FALL

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine booster shot that protects against South African variant will be ready by FALL, CEO says Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said the company has been testing three coronavirus vaccine booster shots in parallel Two-thirds of the volunteers will be given two different dose of the third dose, which codes for the spike protein of … Read more

Covid UK: Pregnant women should get Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, government advisors say

Pregnant women in Britain should be offered Pfizer or Moderna‘s coronavirus vaccine, UK medical bosses concluded today. Number 10‘s vaccine advisory panel said real-world data from the rollout in the US had shown the two American jabs were safe for expectant mothers.  The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is now encouraging all pregnant … Read more

Pfizer and Moderna DECLINED joining Johnson & Johnson study of vaccine blood clot risks

Johnson & Johnson asked other vaccine makers to join a study of blood clot risks, but Pfizer and Moderna DECLINED – and only AstraZeneca got on board Johnson & Johnson privately asked other vaccine manufacturers to join a study of blood clot risks, reported the Wall Street Journal Only AstraZeneca, which has been dealing with … Read more

Duke researchers are working on developing flu shot using new coronavirus technology

Duke researchers are developing a flu shot using coronavirus vaccines’ new mRNA technology that could offer protection for up to FIVE YEARS Currently, flu shots are made by researchers guessing which strains will be the most prevalent The new version, being developed by Duke University, would be able to target all influenza strains It uses new … Read more

New Hampshire man accidentally given cocktail of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines

A New Hampshire man was accidentally given a different COVID-19 vaccine at his second appointment than he received during his first one. When Craig Richards, from Lempster, scheduled his first appointment at a location in West Lebanon, he received the Moderna vaccine, reported WMUR 9. However, when he returned four weeks later to complete his vaccine … Read more

Denmark has become the first country to stop using the AstraZeneca vaccine entirely

Denmark has completely ceased administering the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine following its possible link to very rare cases of blood clots.  The decision will remove the shot from Denmark’s vaccination scheme and could delay the country’s vaccine rollout by up to four weeks, based on previous statements by health bodies. ‘The Danish Health Authority has decided … Read more

Covid vaccines made by Moderna and Novavax will be added to a ‘mix and match’ trial

Professor Matthew Snape said alternating jabs could trigger added protection against coronavirus Coronavirus vaccines made by Moderna and Novavax will be added to a ‘mix and match’ trial, scientists said today. Britain’s medical regulator currently requires everyone to have two doses of the same jab — either AstraZeneca, Pfizer or Moderna. But Oxford University experts … Read more

Moderna’s vaccine is 90% effective at protecting against infection six months after the final dose

BREAKING NEWS: Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective at protecting against infection six months after the final dose New data from the phase III clinical trial showed Moderna was 90% effective at preventing COVID-19 infection six months after the second dose The shot was also more than 95% at preventing severe disease six months out … Read more