Fact Check: 'Flurona' Isn't A Medical Diagnosis
The nickname "flurona" doesn't mean we have a new illness to worry about. A medical expert explains how co-infections work.LEARN MORE
The company aims to have a single annual booster shot that's available in some countries by fall 2023.
Moderna's CEO said Monday that the vaccine maker is working on a single-shot booster for both COVID-19 and the flu.
Stephane Bancel said that he hoped the U.S.-based company would have a combined vaccine booster ready to test in advanced research in the second quarter, saying a best-case scenario would be if the single shot covering both flu and COVID-19 would be ready for use next year.
He spoke at a panel of a virtual gathering hosted by the World Economic Forum during a session on the future of COVID-19.
"I don't think it would happen in every country, but we believe it's possible to happen in some countries next year," Bancel said.
Additional reporting by The Associated Press.
Walmart's offer would have to be approved by 43 U.S. states by Dec. 15, and local governments could sign on by March 31, 2023.By Nam Y. Huh / AP
The tentative settlement will not be final until enough states and localities sign off on it.By Gene J. Puskar / AP
A nationwide Adderall shortage is leaving patients with ADHD without medication or forcing them to switch to an alternative.By Newsy
Ukraine has made efforts to fly many of their most endangered animals out of the war-torn country, like lions from the Odesa Zoo.By The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Congress honored law enforcement officers who defended them and the U.S. Capitol, 23 months to the day after the Jan. 6 insurrection.By Alex Brandon / AP
A group of analysts is identifying and addressing threats to Jewish communities across the U.S. each day.By Newsy