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Coronavirus: Updated Moderna vaccine is more effective against Omicron

Life & StyleCoronavirus: Updated Moderna vaccine is more effective against Omicron


Moderna chief executive Stephane Bancel said: “We are pleased with these data for our first bivalent booster candidate.

“We believe that these results validate our bivalent strategy.” they added.

Moderna’s bivalent strategy is how Bancel refers to how the new vaccine combats both the beta and original form of COVID-19.

Bancel said: “We believe that a bivalent booster vaccine, if authorised, would create a new tool as we continue to respond to emerging variants.”



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