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FDA says Moderna vaccine’s benefits outweigh risks after Nordic countries limit use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reiterated its stance that the benefits of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine outweigh its risks on Friday after several Nordic countries began restricting its use for certain age groups due to concerns about a rare heart-related side effect. The FDA responded after health officials in Finland said Thursday that males under… Read More »

Allergies to mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines rare, generally mild, study finds

Allergic reactions to the new mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines are rare, typically mild and treatable, and they should not deter people from becoming vaccinated, according to research from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The findings will be published online Sept. 17 in JAMA Network Open. “We wanted to understand the spectrum of allergies to the… Read More »

Pfizer is not superior to Moderna and it’s ‘perfectly okay’ to mix COVID vaccines, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada While health authorities are reassuring Canadians that it’s safe to mix COVID-19 vaccines doses, some appear to be rejecting Moderna for Pfizer Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: Jun 24, 2021  •  4 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  126 Comments “There may be some brand recognition… Read More »