Home / Lifestyle / Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine protects 16 monkeys from the virus in trial
Moderna's coronavirus vaccine protects 16 monkeys from the virus in trial

Moderna's coronavirus vaccine protects 16 monkeys from the virus in trial

American biotechnology company Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine candidate mRNA-1273 gave protection against the virus in a trial on 16 monkeys, the company announced.

Two injections of the vaccine protected the primates against heavy exposure to the virus at two different levels of dosage, Moderna said.

 No evidence of vaccine-associated enhanced disease (VAERD) was observed, it added.

US-based Moderna has started a US government-backed late-stage trial evaluating its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273, in about 30,000 adults who do not have the respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus.

The main goal of the study will be prevention of the symptomatic COVID-19 disease, the company added.

 Moderna received $483 million from US federal agency in April.

Get Breaking news and Latest News from India and around the world on GlobalPunjabTV.net. Follow us on Facebook for more updates.

Check Also

Punjab CM Flays Baseless Targeting & Hounding Of Ministers By Opposition As Shameful

Punjab CM Flays Baseless Targeting & Hounding Of Ministers By Opposition As S …

CHANDIGARH, OCTOBER 21: Terming as shameful and unfortunate the Opposition’s baseless hounding of his ministers, Punjab …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *