Tag: Moderna Inc

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Snap, Intel, Moderna, Digital World Acquisition Corp and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Snap – Snap shares plummeted 26.6% after it reported its quarterly results, which included a revenue miss as well as an earnings beat. The social media company said its advertising business declined due to Apple’s privacy changes. Facebook, Twitter – Social media and digital advertising stocks dipped […]

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U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ Covid mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Pool | Reuters U.S. health officials are keeping a close eye on an emerging Covid-19 subvariant, dubbed “delta plus,” that […]

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CDC panel unanimously endorses Moderna and J&J Covid boosters, sending to director for final approval

An influential Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on Thursday unanimously recommended boosters of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccines, sending it to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky for final approval. The agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting recommended the Moderna booster for elderly people and at-risk adults six months after […]

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How rising UK Covid cases could be ‘a compelling argument for boosters’

Former Obama White House policy director Dr. Kavita Patel explained why the surging number of Covid cases in the United Kingdom could be a compelling argument for booster shots.  “What’s happening is … this real world experiment where the efficacy of AstraZeneca is decreasing, and they haven’t rolled out their boosters,” Patel said during a […]

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FDA panel unanimously recommends Moderna Covid booster shots for at-risk adults

A key Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday unanimously recommended giving booster shots of Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine to people ages 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans. The vote was a crucial step before the U.S. can start administering third shots to some of the more than 69 million people who originally received […]

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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: BlackRock, Vimeo, Delta Air Lines, Moderna and more

Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-300 landing at Athens International Airport AIA ,LGAV / ATH Eleftherios Venizelos, with registration N806NW, a former Northwest Airlines Airplane. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. BlackRock — Shares of the asset management giant rose 3.6% after BlackRock beat expectations on […]

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FDA staff takes no position on Moderna’s COVID booster

Food and Drug Administration staffers didn’t take a firm stance on Moderna Inc.’s application for a booster dose, indicating there may not be sufficient data to support the extra dose. FDA staff, after reviewing a drugmaker’s application, often weigh whether it should be given a go-ahead. But they also didn’t take a position on Pfizer Inc.’s booster request, later granted. FDA staff […]

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says Merck’s Covid pill ‘can make a real difference’

Dr. Scott Gottlieb explained why he’s optimistic about Merck‘s Covid antiviral pill after the drugmaker asked the Food and Drug Administration Monday to authorize its pill to treat people with mild to moderate Covid symptoms.  “The topline data from this Merck study was probably the best treatment effect we’ve seen from orally available antiviral drug […]

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