Moderna CEO says it will take months to clear a new Covid vaccine targeting omicron

Moderna CEO says it will take months to clear a new Covid vaccine targeting omicron

Doctor Immanuel Hardtmann holds a syringe with the vaccine Moderna in a temporary vaccination center inside the Excursion boat Alexander von Humboldt on the first day of the #HierWirdGeimpft (Get Vaccinated Here) Covid-19 vaccination campaign on September 13, 2021 in Berlin, Germany.Carsten Koall | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesModerna CEO Stephane Bancel on Monday … Read more

S.Africa detects new COVID-19 variant, implications not yet clear

S.Africa detects new COVID-19 variant, implications not yet clear

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 25 (Reuters) – South African scientists have detected a new COVID-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, they said on Thursday.The variant – called B.1.1.529 – has a “very unusual constellation” of mutations, which are concerning because they could help it evade the body’s immune response and … Read more

S Africa detects new Covid-19 variant, implications ‘not clear’

Scientists say ‘B.1.1.529’ variant has a ‘very unusual constellation’ of mutations JOHANNESBURG: South African scientists have detected a new Covid-19 variant in small numbers and are working to understand its potential implications, they said on Thursday. The variant – called B.1.1.529 – has a “very unusual constellation” of mutations, which are concerning because they could help … Read more