Moderna: Early Coronavirus Vaccine Results are Encouraging
A Massachusetts company says its experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing.
Cambridge-based Moderna Inc. said Monday that its vaccine triggered immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers.
The experimental vaccine generated antibodies similar to those seen in people who have recovered from COVID-19 in study volunteers who were given either a low or medium dose.
The study is being led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
In the next phase, researchers will try to determine which dose is best for a definitive experiment that they aim to start in July.