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Coronavirus: Moderna vaccine ‘effective’ against South African strain

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Drug manufacturer Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is effective against two mutant strains causing concern to Australia, but the government has not yet struck a deal for the jab. Moderna said on Monday it believed its vaccine protected against a highly contagious strain from South Africa as well as a variant that has wreaked havoc across the UK.
But it said it would test whether a third “booster” shot would prove beneficial against the South African strain or future mutations.
Moderna CEO Stéphane…

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