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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shows 'robust' response in children aged 6-11

06:42 PM Oct 25, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Moderna reports 'robust' response to Covid vaccine in children aged 6-11

Immunity generated by the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine lasts for at least six months, and there is no indicator that vaccinated people will need a booster shot, according to a study published in September.

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The research, published in the journal Science, noted that this time point of six months is critical because that is when true immune memory has formed.

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Moderna's vaccine for Covid-19 is significantly more effective against the Delta variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus than Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson, suggests a new study.

The study, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, suggests that Moderna was 95 per cent effective at preventing hospitalisation among adults ages 18 and older.

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