New version of Moderna vaccine approved in UK

New version of Moderna vaccine approved in UK

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The UK medicines regulator announced Monday that it has approved a new generation of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine targeting the Omicron variant, a world first according to the lab. < /p>

This version of the vaccine consists of a booster dose targeting half the original strain of the virus and half the Omicron variant and “induces a strong immune response” against both, including the subvariants d 'Omicron BA.4 and BA.5, with “low” side effects similar to those seen with the original serums, the MHRA said in a statement.

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