Man tests new Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster designed to protect against variant
He received 50-50 mix of original vaccine and a new formulation designed to target South African variant.
Yes. If you want to measure vaccine durability, then the people who got the shot the earliest are your best opportunity to do that. That will still be true for year two and beyond, so if it's useful for the researchers to know more information, then I'd be happy to participate.
You're one of the first people to ever receive a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. What has the last year been like for you?Health wise, I’m absolutely fine. Aside from those side effects that occurred right after I got the second shot, I've had no health issues at all to report, so I feel fine. I’ve never had COVID-19.
A lot of people might assume that if I've been vaccinated for a year, then I've maybe skipped the pandemic, but that's definitely not the case. I still wear a mask whenever I go out. I'm still working from home. I socially distance as much as I can. headtopics.com
When I was in the initial vaccine trial, we had no idea whether or not the Moderna vaccine worked at all. So for most of 2020, there was no reason for me to assume I was immune. Read more: »
Statements on Passing of Michael Collins
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on the passing of Michael Collins: