Will the U.S. trust it?

Will the U.S. trust it?

The U.S. began vaccinating the population against the coronavirus last week, but mass adoption is not a guarantee.  Nearly 4 in 10 Americans say they would “definitely” or “probably” not get a vaccine, according to a Pew Research Center survey…

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FDA panel recommends emergency approval

FDA panel recommends emergency approval

An influential Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Thursday overwhelmingly backed Moderna‘s coronavirus vaccine, a key step paving the way to distribute the second Covid-19 vaccine in the United States next week. The nonbinding decision, which was adopted 20…

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How and when will I get it?

How and when will I get it?

The first Covid vaccine has just been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. Late Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus inoculation for distribution across the country.  Within hours, FedEx and United Parcel Service will begin…

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What it’s like in Pfizer, Moderna trials

What it’s like in Pfizer, Moderna trials

The Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is both safe and effective, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In a report released Tuesday morning, the FDA indicated that it could greenlight the country’s first Covid-19 inoculation within days.  If Pfizer’s shot…

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Moderna, IHS Markit, Slack & more

Moderna, IHS Markit, Slack & more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Moderna — Shares Moderna rose more than 11% in premarket trading after the drugmaker said new data confirms the vaccine is more than 94% effective in preventing Covid-19. Moderna plans to…

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‘The vaccine is a headwind’

‘The vaccine is a headwind’

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday tried to make sense of the declines in Home Depot and Walmart shares after the retail juggernauts posted third-quarter results that topped Wall Street estimates. Wall Street received a “pair of stellar quarters from Home…

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Vaccinating U.S. is a major effort

Vaccinating U.S. is a major effort

Dr. Carlos del Rio of Emory University, which is part of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine trials, told CNBC on Monday the company’s preliminary efficacy data offers “enormous hope.” However, del Rio cautioned that it will take time for its promise to be…

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Moderna Covid vaccine could help end pandemic

Moderna Covid vaccine could help end pandemic

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Monday that the devastating coronavirus pandemic could “effectively” be ended next year, following promising developments around Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine. The Massachusetts-based biotech company on Monday announced that its coronavirus vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19,…

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