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Moderna vaccinates first participant in phase 2 trial of Omicron-specific booster as study finds that antibodies fall 6-fold over 6 months

3 monthes ago   |   By Arizona Daily Star

A vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine and syringes sit prepared at a pop up vaccine clinic at the Jewish Community Center on April 16, 2021 in the Staten Island borough of New York City.
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Moderna began a clinical trial testing an Omicron-specific vaccine booster shot in adults

Moderna began a clinical trial testing an Omicron-specific vaccine booster shot in adults

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Moderna has soared over the last year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images
Moderna launched its first trial for an Omicron-specific booster in adults, the company announced.
The trial will test the immune response and safety of the vaccine booster.
Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel previously projected the booster to be available as early as this fall.
Moderna has begun a clinical trial for an Omicron-specific vaccine booster shot in adults, the company announced Wednesday. The study marks Moderna's first trial testing the Omicron-specific booster in humans. The trial...
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