With delays in global production and distribution, mixing two doses of vaccines may end up becoming inevitable. But questions concerning its safety and efficacy remain unanswered.
The drug-making company says their shot was also 100 percent effective in preventing illness among trial participants in South Africa, where a new variant called B1351 is dominant, though the number of those participants was relatively small at 800.
Phase 3 trials carried out on 2,260 adolescents in the US "demonstrated 100 percent efficacy and robust antibody responses," the companies say.
The scientists used spent vials of the Moderna vaccine to reverse-engineer its mRNA sequences.
Local Bosnian authorities are pleading for more resources to help the health system as the country battles a surge in infections with no vaccination drive in sight.
President Frank-Walter Steinmeier presented the Order of Merit to Ozlem Tureci and Ugur Sahin, whose families were migrants of Turkish origin, at a ceremony held at the Bellevue Palace, which was also attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The Island of Corvo has returned to pre-pandemic life as nearly all of its population has received both their two vaccine shots.
A US official quoted in an American newspaper slammed Russian media outlets for spreading 'misinformation' about American and European vaccines.
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The drugmakers also reaffirmed their commitments to supply more than enough doses necessary to vaccinate all Americans by the end of July.
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