Moderna Covid-19 vaccine could be ready for use by end of year, says US


Moderna Inc's vaccine against Covid-19 could be ready for widespread use by the end of this year, US and company officials said on Monday, after the drugmaker announced the start of a 30,000-subject trial to demonstrate it is safe and effective, the final hurdle prior to regulatory approval.

The trial is the first such late-stage study under the Trump administration's program to speed development of measures against the novel coronavirus, adding to hope that an effective vaccine will help end the pandemic. Moderna shares were.....

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