Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine Spurs an Immune Response in Healthy People

But it came with some side effects

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An experimental Covid-19 vaccine developed by biotech company Moderna spurred immune responses in a small number of healthy people. But the two-shot regimen also gave some people in the trial mild side effects like fever and headache.




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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