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How mRNA technology is altering vaccine treatments

Back in January, just one month after Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for emergency use, fears about a contagious variant strain began to grip the nation – and scientists at Moderna immediately realized this could be a threat. "We didn't think we had time to wait," said Dr. Stephen Hoge,...
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What to Make of the CDC's Latest Efficacy Data on Pfizer's and Moderna's COVID Vaccines

It hasn't been a secret that the COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) and Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) are highly effective. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced new data about just how effective the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines are. In this Motley Fool Live video recorded on June 9, Motley Fool contributors Keith Speights and Brian Orelli discuss what investors should make of the latest CDC data.
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Using mRNA tech beyond COVID vaccines

By using messenger ribonucleic acid (or mRNA) as a platform for delivering vaccinations, biotech companies like Moderna have been able to rewrite COVID vaccines swiftly to address newly-emergent variant strains. And now, fighting COVID is just the beginning, as Moderna plans to use mRNA to change the way we treat or prevent other diseases. National Public Radio correspondent Allison Aubrey reports.
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Moderna vaccine clinic in Watseka on June 22

WATSEKA — The Iroquois County Public Health Department will be hosting a first-dose clinic of Moderna’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, available by appointment or walk-in, for Illinois residents age 18 and older from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The clinic will be located at the ICPHD’s office at 1001 E....
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COVID-19 vaccination clinic planned in Harrodsburg; 'Moderna Mondays' to begin

Plans for vaccination clinics in Harrodsburg were announced at Friday's weekly online COVID-19 news conference by city, county, Indiana University and IU Health officials. The Indiana Department of Health will send a mobile unit to the Harrodsburg Community Center June 23-25, according to Monroe County health administrator Penny Caudill. It will offer both the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and the two-dose Pfizer vaccine, and a unit will return July 14-16 to administer both vaccine types again, she said.
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CDC postpones meeting about heart inflammation in teenage boys who have had Pfizer or Moderna vaccines due to Juneteenth holiday as pediatrician says condition looked like a HEART ATTACK in kids

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has postponed its meeting on heart inflammation among young people who have received either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to the Juneteenth national holiday. On its website, the agency said the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) will now be...

Carnaval del Barrio as BC opens

This week, Bakersfield College officially welcomed students back to campus with an Ice Cream Social and vaccination clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday. Governor Gavin Newsom visited BC in a private event the day after he officially declared California as open. The Governor had heard about BC’s vaccination clinics staffed by ONLY volunteers — student nurses who gave shots, nursing faculty on site to supervise, along with other faculty, staff and students volunteering to do set up and take down of pop up clinics at our various communities as well as the mass drive-thru clinics on the Panorama campus.
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MRNA scramble

NEW YORK, June 18 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The pandemic transformed a promising technology, mRNA vaccines read more , into commercial products, and has created nearly insatiable demand for producers of the materials needed to make this and related advanced medicines. Danaher’s (DHR.N) purchase of Moderna (MRNA.O) supplier Aldevron from private equity firm EQT (EQTAB.ST) for $9.6 billion shows just how valuable this area of pharmaceuticals has become.

Why Moderna, Illumina, or China’s Meituan Could Be the Next Tesla

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Moderna walk-in clinic running in Meadow Lake Community Centre

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is hosting a walk in clinic for residents who would like to receive their first or second dose of the Moderna vaccine. The Meadow Lake Community Centre (420 3rd Street East) will play host to this vaccination effort on Saturday, June 19, as well as June 21-22. The clinic will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Vaccination centres in Lac La Biche now open to walk-ins

Albertans can now receive their first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at walk-in clinics in six communities in the Alberta Health Services North Zone. Lac la Biche County has two vaccination centres in the Lac La Biche hamlet, one at the new Protective Services Building on Beaverhill Road and the other at the Lac La Biche Health Unit at the Provincail Building.

Southwestern switching to Moderna for a few days

Southwestern Public Health will switch to the use of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at its mass immunization clinics after receiving word the region’s next shipment of Pfizer would be delayed for two or three days. The health unit, in a statement Sunday afternoon, June 20, said that on Monday, June 21,...