Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: moderna

Moderna vaccine protects 16 monkeys from coronavirus, now 30,000 humans wait for it

The results, if they hold up in humans, suggest that the vaccine may be able to protect against Covid-19 in both the upper and lower airways.

Moderna launches first large-scale US Covid vaccine trial, results likely by December

US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said the trial, to be tested at 89 sites, is designed to show the vaccine is at least 60% effective in preventing Covid.

Moderna Covid vaccine produced antibodies in all patients tested in initial trial

The vaccine will move into a much larger late-stage trial later this month that will likely to determine whether it gets approved by US regulators.

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine trials move fast with final stage study next month

The primary goal of the final study, which will include 30,000 people, will be to show the vaccine prevents people from developing symptoms of Covid-19.

What Moderna didn’t reveal about the first Covid vaccine’s phase 1 trial

Moderna’s press release on its COVID-19 mRNA vaccine trials — called mRNA-1273 — heightened hopes but missed key details.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.