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Pfizer, BioNTech file countersuit against Moderna

Moderna sued Pfizer in August, accusing it of violating its rights in three patents related to its COVID-19 vaccine.

Pfizer, BioNTech file countersuit against Moderna

New study shows mRNA from COVID vaccines in breastmilk

Pfizer's animal trials showed mRNA spreads through the body, but most scientists denied the possibility of the same occurring in humans.

New study shows mRNA from COVID vaccines in breastmilk

US authorizes updated boosters for children as young as five

FDA and CDC both approve tweaked boosters, one made by Pfizer for 5- to 11-year-olds, and a Moderna version for those as young as 6.

US authorizes updated boosters for children as young as five

Moderna suing Pfizer for patent infringement in COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna claims that Pfizer and BioNTech copied its formula for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Moderna suing Pfizer for patent infringement in COVID-19 vaccine

Britain authorizes Moderna's booster against Omicron

British regulators are the first in the world to authorize updated version of Moderna's vaccine that aims to protect against Omicron.

Britain authorizes Moderna's booster against Omicron

BMJ Senior Editor: COVID vaccines more likely to put you in hospital than keep you out

New study shows over 8 per 10,000 net increase in hospitalization following vaccination.

'COVID vax more likely to put you in hospital than keep you out'

Moderna: COVID booster performed well against Omicron

Moderna says its new "bivalent" vaccine performed well against Omicron's latest subvariants.

Moderna: COVID booster performed well against Omicron

FDA authorizes COVID-19 shots for infants

Food and Drug Administration authorizes Pfizer and Moderna shots for children under 5. Vaccinations could begin next week.

FDA authorizes COVID-19 shots for infants

FDA advisers back COVID vaccine for children under 5

Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisers approve Moderna and Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

FDA advisers back COVID vaccine for children under 5

CDC admits Moderna vaccine poses higher risk of heart inflammation

Announcement comes almost a year after several European countries limited use of vaccine.

CDC: Moderna vaccine poses higher risk of heart inflammation

Moderna announces new booster to target Omicron

Trial results from a month following injection show 8-fold increase in antibodies.

Moderna announces new booster to target Omicron

FDA to approve vaccines for children ages 6 and under?

Moderna officials say the new vaccine will undergo thorough testing before being administered to children.

FDA to approve vaccines for children ages 6 and under? player

Moderna seeks authorization for fourth booster

Moderna asks FDA to authorize fourth shot of its COVID-19 vaccine as booster dose for all adults.

Moderna seeks authorization for fourth booster

Moderna CEO: Omicron-specific booster could be ready by August

CEO of Moderna says firm is still gathering clinical data on Omicron-specific booster.

'Omicron-specific booster could be ready by August'

FDA fully approves Moderna COVID vaccine

Moderna vaccine becomes 2nd COVID vaccine to be fully approved for adults by the FDA, about 1/2 year after the Pfizer vaccine was approved.

FDA fully approves Moderna COVID vaccine

Moderna starts trial of Omicron-specific booster

Moderna says first participant has been dosed in Phase 2 clinical trial of COVID-19 booster shot that is specific to Omicron variant.

Moderna starts trial of Omicron-specific booster

Data shows Moderna booster shot works against omicron

Data shows Moderna booster shot increases neutralizing antibodies against the omicron variant.

Data shows Moderna booster shot works against omicron

CDC panel recommends mRNA vaccines over J&J

CDC panel votes to give preferential recommendation to vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna over Johnson & Johnson due to blood clots.

CDC panel recommends mRNA vaccines over J&J

Moderna's chief medical officer: 'Omicron poses a real threat'

Dr. Burton warns of "situation where individuals will become co-infected" with both Delta & Omicron, leading to more mutations emerging.

Moderna chief medic: 'Omicron poses a real threat'

Stocks plunge following Moderna CEO's gloomy predictions

Stéphane Bancel stressed risks involved in switching production to Omicron-focused vaccine, suggested booster doses were a better option.

Stocks plunge following Moderna CEO's gloomy predictions

Moderna asks FDA to authorize booster for all adults

Moderna applies with Food and Drug Administration for authorization of its COVID-19 booster vaccine for all adults aged 18 and older.

Moderna asks FDA to authorize booster for all adults

Moderna says FDA will need more time to assess vaccine for teens

FDA says it will require additional time to complete its assessment of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in adolescents.

Moderna says FDA will need more time to assess vaccine for teens

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe for 6- to 11-year-olds

Moderna says a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, will share results with FDA.

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is safe for 6- to 11-year-olds

CDC approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster shots

CDC also approves mixing and matching of any of the three vaccines approved for use in the US.

CDC approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson booster shots

FDA authorizes Moderna, J&J booster shots

Regulator also approves “mix and match” method, allows people to choose different shot than their original inoculation as a booster.

FDA authorizes Moderna, J&J booster shots

FDA delaying decision on Moderna vaccine for adolescents

FDA delaying decision on authorizing Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents.

FDA delaying decision on Moderna vaccine for adolescents

FDA panel recommends Moderna booster

Panel of expert advisers to FDA votes 19-0 to recommend booster shots of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for Americans aged 65 and older.

FDA panel recommends Moderna booster

FDA scientists: Moderna did not meet all criteria for boosters

Scientists at FDA say Moderna has not met all of the agency's criteria to support use of booster doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.

FDA scientists: Moderna did not meet all criteria for boosters

CDC advisers to discuss Moderna, J&J booster doses

Independent advisers to CDC will meet later this month to make recommendations on booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's vaccines.

CDC advisers to discuss Moderna, J&J booster doses

Sweden suspends Moderna COVID vaccines for people under 30

Scandinavian countries reduce use of Moderna vaccine following study showing increased risk of heart inflammation.

Sweden suspends Moderna COVID vaccines for people under 30

EU medical watchdog approves COVID booster shots

European Medicines Agency approves 3rd doses of Pfizer, Moderna vaccines for all adults 6 months after 2nd shot.

EU medical watchdog approves COVID booster shots

'Israel's vaccination campaign is model for entire world'

After heading Moderna's coronavirus vaccine development, Dr. Tal Zaks is ready to tackle new challenges at Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals.

'Israel's vaccination campaign is model for entire world'

Moderna CEO: COVID pandemic could be over in a year

Moderna Chief Executive says enough vaccine doses should be available by the middle of next year so that everyone can be vaccinated.

Moderna CEO: COVID pandemic could be over in a year

Moderna developing single-dose COVID-19 and flu vaccine

Moderna says it is developing a single vaccine that combines a booster dose against COVID-19 and the flu.

Moderna developing single-dose COVID-19 and flu vaccine

Japan finds stainless steel particles in suspended doses of Moderna shot

Japan's health ministry says contaminants found in suspended Moderna COVID-19 shots were particles of stainless steel.

Japan finds stainless steel particles in suspended vaccine dosesplayer

US to give PA half a million COVID vaccines

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces Biden Administration to ship 500,000 vaccine doses to PA. 'We are pleased to help lives.'

US to give PA half a million COVID vaccines

UK approves Moderna vaccine for 12-to-17-year-olds

UK's health regulator approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12 to 17 years.

UK approves Moderna vaccine for 12-to-17-year-olds

Study: Moderna vaccine effective against Delta variant

Moderna vaccine remains 93% effective six months after second dose, company says.

Study: Moderna vaccine effective against Delta variant

European agency recommends Moderna vaccine for teens

European Medicines Agency recommends authorizing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17.

European agency recommends Moderna vaccine for teens

Moderna booster increases immunity against variants

Moderna says early trial data shows that third dose of its COVID-19 shot increases immunity against Brazilian and South African variants.

Moderna booster increases immunity against variants