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Pfizer and Moderna adapt their COVID-19 vaccines to the Omicron variant | Coronavirus

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I don’t know if we will need it, I don’t know if it will be used or how it will be used, but we will be ready. The factory has already started production, said Albert Bourla on the American financial channel CNBC.

He had indicated at the end of November that his company had already started working on a new version of the vaccine targeting more specifically Omicron.

We hope that we can come up with a product that will protect much better against infections in particular, because the protection against hospitalizations and severe cases is quite reasonable with the current vaccines, if you have had the third dose.

A quote from Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer

However, further studies are needed to find out whether a fourth dose is necessary, he added.

Moderna soon in clinical trial

The managing director of Moderna, Stéphane Bancel, for his part indicated that his laboratory was working for this fall on a booster dose also targeting Omicron, which should enter soon in clinical trial.

2022 “,” text “:” We are currently in discussions with health officials around the world to decide what we think is the best strategy for the potential recall for fall 2022 “}}”>We are currently in discussions with health officials around the world to decide what we think is the best strategy for the potential recall for fall 2022., he said on CNBC.

We believe it will contain Omicron, but may include other items as well, he added.

We must be careful to try to stay ahead of the virus, not stay behind.

A quote from Stéphane Bancel, CEO of Moderna
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