Moderna Covid vaccine can remain stable at refrigerated temperatures for 3 months, company says – CNBC

Getty ImagesModernas Covid-19 vaccine can stay stable at temperatures discovered in refrigerators for 3 months, the business stated Thursday, citing brand-new data.The mRNA vaccine is currently authorized to be stored in the refrigerator between 36 and 46 degrees Fahrenheit for up to 30 days and up to seven months in the freezer at minus 4 Fahrenheit, according to the business. It likewise said it is working on brand-new formulations of its vaccine that might extend the shots refrigerated rack life even further.Modernas Covid vaccine is one of 3 licensed for usage in the U.S. It was formerly allowed for 10 doses, enough to inoculate five individuals considering that the vaccine needs two shots offered a month apart.Separately, the business revealed Thursday it is increasing its minimum Covid vaccine production target for 2021 to 800 million doses, up from 700 million.

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