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TopicModerna Inc.

Topic: Moderna Inc.

Close to commit over $1 billion advance to Moderna for Covid booster vaccine: Cipla to govt

Cipla's communication to the govt follows a recent high-level meeting during which it was discussed that Moderna has proposed to launch a single-dose vaccine for the Indian market.

Moderna in talks with Cipla, likely to launch single-dose Covid vaccine in India in 2022

While US giant Pfizer is ready to offer 5 crore shots in 2021 itself but it wants significant regulatory relaxations including indemnification, sources said Tuesday.

Pfizer, Moderna Covid vaccines 90% effective after 2 doses in ‘real-world’ use: US Study

According to data from US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Pfizer & Moderna Covid vaccines effectively prevented infections, not just illness, with substantial protection.

Qatar approves emergency use of Moderna shot, Hong Kong to ease restrictions & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

CSIR in talks to bring Moderna’s Covid vaccine to India, says its chief Shekhar Mande

Mande says current talks are scientific, and once CSIR’s Hyderabad-based CCMB understands Moderna’s mRNA technology, it can produce the vaccine ‘within weeks’.

Vaccine maker IIL, other companies in touch with Moderna to bring its Covid vaccine to India

Research organisation Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology is acting as mediator between the Indian companies & American vaccine maker Moderna Inc.

Moderna vaccine gets EU approval as bloc faces pressure to scale up Covid efforts

The 27-nation bloc began immunisations last week with vaccine developed by Pfizer & BioNTech, but the pace of the rollout has been uneven, prompting comparisons with UK & US.

Moderna vaccine gets clearance is US, delivery to begin immediately

Developed with the National Institutes of Health, Moderna’s shot, is based on messenger RNA technology that previously hadn’t been used in vaccines.

US FDA panel recommends emergency approval of Moderna Covid vaccine

FDA's committee at its meeting Thursday voted 20-0 with one abstention to recommend Emergency Use Authorization for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine mRNA-1273.

First Covid vaccines’ triumph raises hope for cancer fight

According to a study, moderna vaccine combined with Merck’s blockbuster immune drug Keytruda helped shrink tumors in 5 of 10 patients with of advanced head and neck cancer.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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