US doubles spending on potential virus vaccine to $1 billion

WASHINGTON: The United States has doubled its investment to nearly $1 billion to expedite development of a potential COVID-19 vaccine by pharmaceutical company Moderna. The government now plans to spend up to $472 million on top of the previously announced

Biotech company Moderna says coronavirus vaccine is ready for trial

BOSTON: US biotech firm Moderna said it has shipped an experimental coronavirus vaccine to US government researchers just six weeks after it started working on the immunisation. Moderna said in a statement that the first batch of its novel coronavirus