A man receives a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in New York on January 10. Photo: AFP A man receives a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in New York on January 10. Photo: AFP
A man receives a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in New York on January 10. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Moderna says vaccine works against new Covid-19 variants

  • Lab tests show shot produces comparable antibody protection against UK strain, but immunity may wane more quickly for South Africa variant
  • Both strains thought to be more infectious and British officials said the variant discovered in UK may be deadlier

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A man receives a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in New York on January 10. Photo: AFP A man receives a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in New York on January 10. Photo: AFP
A man receives a dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in New York on January 10. Photo: AFP
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