Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Appears to Work Well in Older Adults

Antibody responses were strong and side effects were minimal in adults aged 55 and up

There’s good news for older adults in the Covid-19 vaccine race: Moderna’s experimental vaccine appears to work as well in people over the age of 55 as it does in younger adults. The results, published today in the…



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Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental