Medical research begins in Japan for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. stated Thursday it has begun scientific trials in Japan of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate by U.S. biotech agency Moderna Inc. with a watch to distributing it within the first half of this yr.

Takeda, which is endeavor scientific trials and distribution in Japan of the U.S. firm’s vaccine generally known as mRNA-1273, will goal 200 adults within the research. The drugmaker is planning to supply 50 million doses, or sufficient for 25 million folks after acquiring regulatory approval. Every particular person would want two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Japan is struggling to deal with a resurgence in coronavirus circumstances, with the primary vaccine rollout but to start. U.S. pharmaceutical large Pfizer Inc. has utilized for Japanese authorities approval for its coronavirus vaccine and Britain’s AstraZeneca Plc has begun a scientific research of its vaccine in Japan. – Kyodo

「モデルナ」のワクチンの治験が国内で始まりました。
 「武田薬品」は21日、アメリカの大手製薬会社「モデルナ」が開発した新型コロナウイルスのワクチンについて、国内での治験を始めたと発表しました。
 200人の成人を対象に、ワクチンとワクチンの成分がなく人体に影響のない偽薬のどちらかを4週間あけて2回接種し、安全性などを調べます。
 政府はモデルナのワクチンについて5000万回分の提供を受けることで合意しています。
 国内での供給を担当する武田薬品は今年6月までに供給を始められるよう進めたいとしています。 – ANNnewsCH







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