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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine expected to be protective against new variants

PUBLISHED: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:35:13 GMT

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Jan 25 (Reuters) – Moderna Inc said on Monday its COVID-19 vaccine produced virus-neutralizing antibodies against new variants of COVID-19 found in the UK and South Africa.

A two-dose regimen of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be protective against emerging strains detected to date, the company said. (Reporting by Manas Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

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