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Moderna’s COVID vaccine generates robust immune response in older adults (NASDAQ:MRNA)

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Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) +3.5% after-hours as outcomes from a Section 1 examine reveals its mRNA-1273 coronavirus vaccine candidate is well-tolerated and generates a strong immune response in older adults.

The vaccine, which is co-developed by researchers at Moderna and the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Ailments, produced virus neutralizing antibodies at ranges just like these seen in youthful adults, with unwanted side effects roughly equal to high-dose flu pictures, based on a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The findings are reassuring as a result of immunity tends to weaken with age, Dr. Evan Anderson, one of many examine’s lead researchers from Emory College, tells Reuters.

Swiss contract producer Lonza stated immediately it’s assured that its vegetation within the U.S. and Switzerland will be ready to produce commercial quantities of mRNA-1273, anticipated to whole 300M doses yearly.

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