Wednesday, May 12

Moderna states Covid vaccine productive against British isles, South Africa variants

Moderna states Covid vaccine productive against British isles, South Africa variants


WASHINGTON: US biotechnology company Moderna on Monday claimed lab studies showed its Covid-19 vaccine would remain protecting towards variants of the coronavirus initially recognized in the United Kingdom and South Africa.
“The analyze showed no significant effects” on the level of neutralizing antibodies elicited in opposition to the British isles variant, B.1.1.7.
A six-fold reduction in antibody amounts was observed with the B.1.351 variant initial witnessed in South Africa, but the levels are thought to remain higher than what is essential for protection towards Covid-19.



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