Moderna Believes Its Vaccine Will Work Against New Variants

The company said t found no reduction in the antibody response against the variant found in Britain.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Moderna Inc said on Monday, January 25th, that it believes its COVID-19 vaccine protects against new variants found in Britain and South Africa, although it will test a new booster shot aimed at the South African variant after concluding the antibody response could be diminished.

The company said in a news release it found no reduction in the antibody response against the variant found in Britain. Against the South African variant, it found a reduced response but still believed its two-dose regimen would provide protection.

The emergence of new variants in Britain, South Africa . . .

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