Moderna Current Affairs, GK & News

Moderna  Current Affairs, GK & News

Joe Biden’s 1.9 trillion USD plan

The United States President elect Joe Biden recently announced 1.9 USD “American rescue plan”. It is a covid-19 stimulus package. Key features The plan will provide 130 billion USD to help the schools in the United States to reopen safely within the first hundred days of the presidency of Biden. Eligible individuals are to be ..

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First mRNA vaccine of India

The HGC019 Vaccine was developed by the Pune based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals. It is the first indigenously produced mRNA vaccine of the country. The phase I and phase II clinical trials of the vaccine was recently approved by Drug Controller General of India. The vaccine uses the same platform as that used by COVID-19 vaccines developed ..

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UK: First country to launch COVID-19 vaccine

Context in Current Affairs: The United Kingdom has become the first country to roll out the covid-19 vaccine in the world.  The British government recently rolled out the covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. What is the plan? More than 70 Hospital hubs in the United Kingdom are to inoculate people over 80 years. ..

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What is mRNA Technology used in COVID-19 vaccines for the first time?

On November 16, 2020, Moderna, a US Biotech firm announced that its COVID-19 vaccines are 94.5% effective. The announcement comes in days after Pfizer released results showing 90% effectiveness in its own vaccine. Both the companies use mRNA technology in their vaccines. This is the first time the mRNA technology is being used to create ..

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COVAXIN of Bharat Biotech enters Phase III trials: Largest COVID-19 clinical trial of India

On November 16, 2020 the Bharat Biotech announced the commencement of Phase III trials of COVAXIN vaccines in India. The trials will involve 26,000 volunteers. It is to be held in partnership with the Indian Council of Medical Research. The trials are the largest clinical trials that is conducted for COVID-19 vaccine in the country. ..

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