• FDA scientists neutral on Moderna Covid-19 vaccine booster ahead of key meeting

    12 days ago - By STAT

    Food and Drug Administration scientists did not take a clear position as to whether the agency should authorize booster doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in documents released Tuesday.
    Posted ahead of a two-day meeting convened by the FDA on booster shots of both the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, the documents laid out the case for authorizing Moderna's proposed booster - a half dose of the existing vaccine - but also noted that data so far make it unclear that the third dose is needed.
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  • STAT+: Pharmalittle: Most Americans support Medicare drug price negotiations; Moderna refuses to share its Covid-19 vaccine secret sauce

    12 days ago - By STAT

    Everyone, and nice to see you again after an extended weekend break, which included a holiday on this side of the pond. Our time was well spent but, nonetheless, the usual routine has resumed. What can you do? The world, such as it is, keeps spinning, at least for now. So time to get cracking. We are reaching out to our list of secret contacts, measuring the to-do list, and firing up the coffee kettle - our choice today is wild mountain blueberry. Please feel free to join us. Meanwhile, here are a few tidbits to get you going. Hope you have a productive day and conquer the world. And as...
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