Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Estimated at 16 Percent

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Estimated at 16 Percent

In an interim report published on Mar. 11, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates the effectiveness rate  of the influenza vaccine at 16 percent during 2021-2022. The rate, which the CDC termed as “not statistically significant,” is based on a study involving 3,636 children, adolescents and adults in the United […]

Volunteer Describes His Serious Reaction in Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Volunteer Describes His Serious Reaction in Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Of the 45 volunteers in biotechnology company Moderna, Inc.’s Phase 1 human clinical trial on its experimental mRNA-1273 vaccine for COVID-19, only the names of the first two participants have been widely publicized—Jennifer Haller of Seattle, Washington and Neal Browning of Bothell, Washington. The clinical trial began on Mar. 16, 2020 at Kaiser Permanente Washington […]