UK is first to approve COVID vaccine targeting both original strain and Omicron variant

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Britain has become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine that targets both the original and Omicron variant of the virus. The the UK medicines regulator (MHRA) approved the so-called bivalent vaccine made by U.S. drug company Moderna.
4 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Variant-adapted Covid vaccine wins first approval in Britain

The UK medicines regulator (MHRA) approved the so-called bivalent vaccine made by U.S. drug company Moderna as a booster for adults. The agency's decision was based on clinical trial data that showed the booster triggered "a strong immune response" against both Omicron (BA.1) and the original 2020 virus, it said.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Covid: UK first country to approve dual-strain vaccine

The bivalent vaccine will now form part of the booster campaign to be rolled out this autumn.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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In a First, Updated Moderna Vaccine That Targets Both 2020 & Omicron Variants Approved in UK

The ‘bivalent vaccine’, as it’s known, made by US drug company Moderna, was approved by the UK medicines regulator as a booster for adults

4 months ago·India
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UK first to approve Omicron COVID shot with Moderna nod

Britain, the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine in late 2020, has now also given the first green light to a variant-adapted shot that targets both the original and Omicron version of the virus.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Covid vaccine designed to target two variants approved for use in UK

JCVI will decide whether to use Moderna-manufactured jab in planned autumn booster campaign

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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British regulator 1st to authorize Moderna's updated COVID booster

British health authorities are the first to approve Moderna's combination "bivalent" COVID-19 vaccine.

4 months ago·Canada
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