The first company in the US to begin human testing for a coronavirus vaccine has reported “positive results” from the initial tests.
The biotech company, Moderna, previously dosed 45 patients between the ages of 18 and 55 with varying doses of its experimental drug.
In 25 people who received either the 25mg or 100mg measure doses of the experimental vaccine, levels of antibodies reached or exceeded levels found in patients who had fought of Covid-19, according to a company statement.
“This is a very good sign that we make an antibody that can stop the virus from replicating,” Moderna Chief Executive Officer Stephane Bancel told Bloomberg in an interview.
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