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Pfizer, Moderna Boost Hopes But Many Nations Counting On Oxford Vaccine

Trial successes from Pfizer Inc. and Moderna Inc. have buoyed hopes that a Covid-19 vaccine is coming soon. But much of the world,...
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#Qatar leads most Gulf markets higher; Egypt falls | Reuters

Most stock markets in the Middle East ended higher on Sunday, with Qatar’s index leading the gains on a rise in financial shares, while Egypt closed lower.Financial markets globally have been buoyed over the past two weeks by U.S. drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna Inc releasing encouraging news on the effectiveness of their vaccine candidates against the coronavirus.Saudi Arabia’s benchmark index added 0.1%, with Dr Sulaiman Al-Habib Medical Services leaping 5.1% and real estate firm Jabal Omar Deve...
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#Saudi index leads way among little-changed Gulf markets | Reuters

Major stock markets in the Gulf were little changed on Sunday, though financial shares bolstered the Saudi index.Financial markets globally have been buoyed over the past two weeks by U.S. drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna Inc releasing encouraging news on the effectiveness of their vaccines against the coronavirus.Saudi Arabia’s benchmark index gained 0.5%, led by a 0.3% rise for Al Rajhi Bank and 1.1% increase for Saudi Telecom Company.Dubai’s main index eased 0.1, with Emaar Malls losing 2.2% and...
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MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets lose steam, but set for weekly gains | Nasdaq

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets lose steam, but set for weekly gains | Nasdaq Most major Gulf markets retreated on Thursday, drifting off gains logged in the recent sessions over optimism about COVID-19 vaccine and hopes of a speedier global economic recovery.Over the last two weeks, financial markets globally were spurred by encouraging news as two U.S. drugmakers Pfizer PFE.N and Moderna Inc MRNA.O released encouraging news on the effectiveness of vaccine against the infection.The euphoria fizzled...
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#Saudi, #Dubai shares gain; #AbuDhabi declines | Reuters

Saudi, Dubai shares gain; Abu Dhabi declines | Reuters Saudi shares reversed course to end sharply higher on Wednesday as further positive news on COVID-19 vaccine development cheered investors, while the Abu Dhabi market posted losses on a day when most major Gulf markets logged gains.U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc PFE.N said final results from the late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine showed it was 95% effective, adding it had the required two months of safety data and would apply for emergency ...
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Most Gulf markets decline; #Dubai gains | Reuters

Most Gulf markets decline; Dubai gains | Reuters Most major Gulf shares struggled for momentum on Wednesday as euphoria in the markets over positive news on COVID-19 vaccine development fizzled out after a string of gaining sessions, while Dubai bucked the trend in morning trade.Two U.S. drugmakers - Pfizer Inc PFE.N and Moderna Inc MRNA.O - within a gap of a week came out with encouraging news on the effectiveness of the vaccine against the pandemic, boosting hopes of a faster-than-expected glo...
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Moderna COVID Vaccine is 94.5% Effective

Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA) reported the results of its Phase 3 study of mRNA-1273 has met the statistical criteria pre-specified in the study protocol for efficacy, with a vaccine efficacy of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Gulf markets ride on vaccine optimism | Reuters

Gulf markets ride on vaccine optimism | Reuters Most major Gulf markets ended higher for a third consecutive session on Tuesday as further positive news on COVID-19 vaccine development lifted optimism about a sooner-than-expected global economic recovery.Investor sentiment got a major fillip for a second time in as many weeks when Moderna Inc MRNA.O on Monday became the second U.S. drugmaker after Pfizer PFE.N to announce promising trial data in the development of a vaccine against the pandemic....
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Oil prices edge up as market eyes OPEC+ meeting, vaccine hopes | Reuters

Oil prices edge up as market eyes OPEC+ meeting, vaccine hopes | Reuters Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on expectations OPEC and its allies will extend oil production cuts for at least three months, while sentiment was bolstered by news of another promising coronavirus vaccine.Brent crude futures for January LCOc1 rose 18 cents, or 0.4%, to $44.00 a barrel by 0737 GMT and U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for December CLc1 added 8 cents, or 0.2%, to $41.42 a barrel.Equity markets gained on hope...
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MIDEAST STOCKS- #Dubai leads wide gains on vaccine optimism | Nasdaq

Major Gulf markets gained in early trade on Tuesday, in line with wider Asia shares, as further positive news on COVID-19 vaccine development kept the momentum going, lifting optimism about a sooner-than-expected global economic recovery.Investor sentiment got a major fillip for a second time in as many weeks when Moderna Inc MRNA.O on Monday became the second U.S. drugmaker after Pfizer PFE.N to announce promising trial data in the development of a vaccine against the pandemic.Markets in the Gu...
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Local health experts expect new COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in early 2021

With news that biotech firm Moderna Inc. has developed a coronavirus vaccine that is 94. 5 percent effective, local health officials on...
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2nd virus vaccine shows striking success in US tests

this one from Moderna Inc. — yielded extraordinarily strong early results Monday, another badly needed dose of hope as the pandemic enters a terrible new phase.
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Oil settles higher boosted by latest COVID-19 vaccine progress | Reuters

Oil settles higher boosted by latest COVID-19 vaccine progress | Reuters Oil prices settled up more than 2% on Monday after trading higher earlier in the day as Moderna Inc MRNA.O said its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19.Brent crude futures for January LCOc1 settled up 1.04, or 2.43%, at $43.82 a barrel, after earlier rising more than 4%. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude for December CLc1 was up $1.21, or 3%, at $41.34.“There was a little bit of excess buying pr...
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Expert Views: Moderna says its vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19

Moderna Inc said on Monday its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage...
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LA County may tap schools as COVID vaccine sites

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO | City News Service LOS ANGELES — As the possibility of a vaccine for COVID-19 takes shape, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to look at using schools as a key resource in rolling out vaccinations. Supervisor Janice Hahn recommended that the Department of Public Health work with school districts to evaluate the feasibility of setting up mass vaccination sites at local schools. “We’re going to be faced with one of the largest vaccination efforts eve...
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Fauci says first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines could ship late December or early January

If all goes well, the first doses of a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine will likely become available to some high-risk Americans in late December or early January, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases expert, said on Thursday. Based on current projections from vaccine front-runners Moderna Inc and Pfizer Inc, Americans will likely know "sometime in December whether or not we have a safe and effective vaccine," Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infecti...
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Moderna on track to report late-stage COVID-19 vaccine data next month

Moderna Inc on Thursday said it is on track to report early data from a late-stage trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine next...
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Moderna's stock is up as it says it is 'actively preparing' for launch of COVID-19 vaccine

Shares of Moderna Inc. undefined were up 2.9% in premarket trading on Thursday after the company again reminded investors that the Phase...
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Moderna says on track to report late-stage COVID-19 vaccine data next month

Moderna Inc said on Thursday it was actively preparing to launch its coronavirus vaccine candidate, which is currently being tested in a...
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Qatar signs deal to buy Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Qatar has signed an agreement with drugmaker Moderna Inc to buy its potential COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved and released for global use, state news agency QNA quoted a health official as saying on Sunday. There are no internationally approved vaccines yet, but several are in advanced trials, including from Pfizer Inc , Johnson & Johnson and Moderna. "Negotiating early and securing a number of agreements enhances our chances of getting sufficient quantities of the vaccine earl...
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U.S. likely to have enough COVID-19 vaccines for all vulnerable Americans by year end - official

The U.S. government is "cautiously optimistic" that one or two vaccines, likely from Pfizer Inc or Moderna Inc, will be available by the end of the year and can begin to be distributed to Americans, officials said during a news conference. Azar said he expects all seniors, healthcare workers, and first responders will be able to receive a vaccine as soon as January, with the rest of the American public able to get a vaccine by April.
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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine could be approved in December

Stéphane Bancel, chief executive of Moderna Inc., said Monday that the federal government could grant emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine in December, assuming the company gets promising data from its Phase 3 trial in November. Moderna started its final-phase trial with 30,000 volunteers in July, and in order to apply for emergency authorization, 53 of the subjects have to become infected with the new coronavirus, and the cases have to be significantly higher in the half of the ...
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Moderna CEO eyes December for COVID vaccine

Moderna Inc. Chief Executive Stéphane Bancel said the federal government could authorize emergency use of the company's experimental...
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Exclusive: Moderna vaccine trial contractors fail to enroll enough minorities, prompting slowdown - sources

Private contractors hired by Moderna Inc to recruit volunteers for its coronavirus vaccine trial failed to enroll enough Black, Latino and Native American participants to determine how well the vaccine works in these populations, company executives and vaccine researchers told Reuters. To make up for the shortfall, Moderna slowed enrollment of its late-stage trial and instructed research centers to focus on increasing participation among minority volunteers, the company said. The effort is being...
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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine appears safe, shows signs of working in older adults: study

Results from an early safety study of Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine candidate in older adults showed that it produced virus-neutralizing antibodies at levels similar to those seen in younger adults, with side effects roughly on par with high-dose flu shots, researchers said on Tuesday. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, offers a more complete picture of the vaccine's safety in older adults, a group at increased risk of severe complications from COVID-19. The fin...
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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in early trial

A single shot, versus a rival two-dose approach being tested by Moderna Inc and Pfizer Inc , could simplify distribution of the vaccine. The trial in close to 1,000 healthy adults, which is backed by the U.S. government, began after the J&J vaccine was found in July to offer strong protection in a single dose to monkeys.
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Moderna to seek limited emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine if data shows high efficacy

If Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine proves to be at least 70% effective, the company plans to seek emergency authorization for its use in high-risk groups, the company's chief executive told Reuters. Moderna's vaccine candidate - mRNA-1273 - is nearing the finish line in its push to enroll 30,000 individuals in a late-stage trial of a novel coronavirus vaccine. As of Wednesday night, Moderna had enrolled 25,296 participants.
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Vaccine makers including Moderna must hit U.S. timing goals for full payments

The United States is tying payments for COVID-19 vaccines to timing milestones for production and approval, according to public documents and a Trump administration official, putting pressure on drugmakers including Moderna Inc to meet ambitious targets. In a deal with Moderna announced this week, federal agencies negotiated a sliding scale of payments. The Cambridge, Massachusetts, biotech's $1.5-billion deal pays out in full if its vaccine receives regulatory clearance by January 31, 2021,...
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Exclusive: U.S. to make coronavirus strain for possible human challenge trials

U.S. government scientists have begun efforts to manufacture a strain of the novel coronavirus that could be used in human challenge trials of vaccines, a controversial type of study in which healthy volunteers would be vaccinated and then intentionally infected with the virus, Reuters has learned. The work is preliminary and such trials would not replace large-scale, Phase 3 trials such as those now under way in the United States testing experimental COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna Inc and Pf...
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US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration has reached a deal with Moderna Inc. to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of the company's Covid-19 vaccine once it is approved, according to a news release from the US Health and Human Services Department.
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