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Omicron-targeting COVID boosters expected this week, but experts are worried there may be low uptake

Omicron-targeting COVID boosters expected this week, but experts are worried there may be low uptake

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize new COVID-19 booster shots this week that target the latest versions of the omicron variant but will do so without data from a study showing the shots were safe and worked in humans. Clearance of the doses, without data from human testing known as clinical trials, …

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Moderna files patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech over mRNA Covid-19 vaccines

Moderna files patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech over mRNA Covid-19 vaccines

CNN — Moderna on Friday filed patent infringement lawsuits against Pfizer and BioNTech “for infringing patents central to (its) mRNA technology platform,” the company said in a news release Friday. “Moderna believes that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty infringes patents Moderna filed between 2010 and 2016 covering Moderna’s foundational mRNA technology. This groundbreaking technology …

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