Moderna to build manufacturing facility in Quebec

Producing made-in-Canada vaccines, creating hundreds of good jobs

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Montréal – The Government of Canada’s top priority remains protecting the health and safety of all Canadians. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we worked hard to secure life-saving personal protective equipment, invest in our health care system, and ensure everyone could get vaccinated. As we recover from the pandemic, we will continue to strengthen Canada’s capacity to develop and …

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Moderna announces clinical trial data of its bivalent vaccine

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Washington – US Biotechnology company Moderna has announced new clinical data on its bivalent COVID-19 booster platform including data on the Company’s first bivalent booster candidate, mRNA-1273.211. Stéphane Bancel, Chief Executive Officer of Moderna, said: “The results validate our bivalent strategy, which we announced and began pursuing in February 2021. The results indicate that mRNA-1273.211 at the 50-µg dose level induced …

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Moderna hopes to offer updated Covid-19 boosters in fall

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Washington – Moderna is set to offer updated Covid-19 boosters in the fall that combine its original vaccine with protection against the Omicron variant. Before Omicron, Moderna was studying a combination shot for protection against an earlier variant named Beta. Moderna is now saying people given that Beta-original vaccine combination produced more antibodies capable of fighting several variants including Omicron than …

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Vax And Ride clinics continue at TTC stations

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Team Toronto’s Vax And Ride campaign, which brings 76 COVID-19 vaccine clinics to TTC stations across the city, is continuing today in nine TTC stations. Vax And Ride clinics are open today from noon to 7 p.m. at the following TTC stations: Sheppard West Islington Jane Sheppard-Yonge Clair West Bathurst Kennedy Warden York University The clinics are continuing today until …

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MODERNA TO HOST 3RD ANNUAL VIRTUAL VACCINES DAY TODAY

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CAMBRIDGE – Moderna, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRNA), a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, today announced that it will host its virtual Vaccines Day for analysts and investors at 8:00 a.m. ET today, March 24. Moderna’s Vaccines Day will include presentations from management and key opinion leaders (KOLs) on Moderna’s mRNA vaccines and key considerations for vaccine development. A …

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Afrigen Biologics & Vaccines could be delayed

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Cape Town – A Canadian-supported project to produce mRNA vaccines for Africa could die if Moderna and Pfizer refuse to help, health activists say. The Cape Town company, Afrigen Biologics & Vaccines, created its mRNA vaccine at the tech hub by reverse-engineering Moderna’s vaccine, under a program backed by the World Health Organization. The technology could help create vaccines for …

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Study Suggests Omicron Booster Of Moderna Not Needed

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NY – Yesterday’s stock market saw Moderna stock fell 1.7% to 160.27 as a new study said boosters are not required. Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases pitted Moderna’s (MRNA) authorized booster shot against an omicron-specific booster in monkeys. The boosters were given nine months after the monkeys received Moderna’s two-dose primary series. Both boosters generated …

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Moderna vaccine recipients at less risk of hospitalization

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Washington – A new study, ed by researchers out of Cleveland’s Case Western Reserve University, has found that people who received the Moderna vaccine are less likely to experience breakthrough infections compared to those who received the Pfizer-BioNTech. Published in Journal of the American Medical Association, it says a breakthrough infection is when an individual tests positive for COVID-19 more than 14 …