Moderna CEO says it will take months to clear a new Covid vaccine targeting omicron


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Doctor Immanuel Hardtmann holds a syringe with the vaccine Moderna in a temporary vaccination center inside the Excursion boat Alexander von Humboldt on the first day of the #HierWirdGeimpft (Get Vaccinated Here) Covid-19 vaccination campaign on September 13, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. Carsten Koall | Getty Images News | Getty Images Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel on Monday said it will take months to develop and ship a vaccine that specifically targets the omicron variant of the virus that causes Covid-19. However, a higher 100-microgram dose of the company’s booster shot could be ready much sooner. “The higher dose could be...