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Moderna Inc. (MRNA) said initial data from its ongoing phase 2 study showed that booster shots of its COVID-19 vaccine is effective against strains of the coronavirus that emerged from Brazil and South Africa. The company is also evaluating a multivalent vaccine booster candidate, mRNA-1273.211, and expects to share its data shortly.

uscoronavirus may05 40,531 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Tuesday, taking the national total to 33,274,659. The weekly average of daily infections is 48,003. 890 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 592,409, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 7,201.

vaccinate may05 President Joe Biden has set a goal of giving 70 percent of U.S. adults at least one vaccine shot and fully vaccinating 160 million adults by July 4 so that life in the United States can start to look closer to normal.

unitedairlines may05 United Airlines, currently the only U.S. airline serving India, has initiated a new online fundraising campaign to help India face the surging number of Covid-19 cases. Customers can donate to the airline's relief partners including Airlink, Americares, GlobalGiving Foundation and World Central Kitchen. The online campaign platform is scheduled to be available for donations through June 15.

uscoronavirus may04 49,930 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Monday, taking the national total to 33,230,992. The weekly average of daily infection is 49641. 738 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 591,514, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 731. More than 40 percent

coronavirusrestrictions may04 New York, New Jersey, Florida and Connecticut have eased most COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The Governors of these states announced major reopening of the regions' businesses, venues and gatherings in the wake of significant progress made in vaccinations and sustained reduction in coronavirus inefections and related hospitalizations. Businesses will be allowed to operate without capacity limi

uscoronavirus may03 Continuing the downward trend, lower COVID metrics were reported in the United States at the weekend. 29536 new coronavirus cases were reported in the country on Sunday, taking the national total to 33,180,441. The weekly average of daily infection is 49266. 299 new deaths were reported on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 591,062, according to the latest dat

uscoronavirus april30 58528 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Thursday, taking the national total to 33,044,068. The weekly average of daily infection is 51465. 879 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 589,207, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 697. Mich

pfizer 072919 30apr21 Pfizer Inc. (PFE) and BioNTech SE (BNTX) announced Friday that they have submitted a request to expand conditional marketing authorization or CMA of their Covid vaccine Comirnaty (BNT162b2) in the European Union to adolescents. If EMA approves the variation, the amended CMA will be valid in all 27 member states of the EU.

uscoronavirus april29 58,528 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Thursday, taking the national total to 33,044,068. The weekly average of daily infections is 51,465. 879 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 589,207, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 697.

moderna april29 Covid vaccine maker Moderna, Inc. announced its plans to boost vaccine supply at its owned and partnered manufacturing facilities to meet the global demand amid the rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 variants. The company raised its 2021 manufacturing supply forecast to between 800 million to 1 billion doses. The biotechnology company is making more investments, by which it could increase global supply.

uscoronavirus april28 51938 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Tuesday, taking the national total to 32927091. The weekly average of daily infection is 53803. 764 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increased to 587,384, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University. The 7-day average of COVID deaths is 696. Michiga

wearingmask april28 The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, said in an important announcement that fully vaccinated people in the United States no longer need to wear a mask if they are outdoors, and not in a big crowd. Releasing the agency's updated recommendations and guiding principles on Tuesday, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky clarified which outdoor activities are safer or less safe, depend

merck april27 Drug major Merck said it entered into non-exclusive voluntary licensing agreements with five Indian generics manufacturers for COVID-19 treatment molnupiravir amid the surging coronavirus cases in India. Molnupiravir (EIDD-2801/MK-4482) is an investigational oral antiviral agent currently being studied in a Phase 3 trial for the treatment of non-hospitalized patients with confirmed COVID-19.

uscoronavirus april27 The United States reported a comparatively lower daily toll in two main COVID-19 metrics for the second consecutive day. 47430 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States on Monday, taking the national total to 32,875,045. The weekly average of daily infection is 55058. 479 new deaths were reported in the country on the same day. With this, the COVID death toll in the U.S. increase

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