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FDA review clears path for second coronavirus vaccine, this one developed by Moderna

Posted on AllSides December 15th, 2020
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By the end of the week, the United States could have two coronavirus vaccines.

A vaccine candidate developed by biotechnology company Moderna appears poised for regulatory clearance after a detailed data review by Food and Drug Administration scientists confirmed the two-shot regimen was 94 percent effective in a clinical trial and carried no serious safety concerns.

The FDA is likely to authorize the vaccine as soon as Friday, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to...

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