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CDC: Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine can cause allergic reaction in some people

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By Jaimy Lee

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that Moderna Inc.'s /zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite MRNA -2.59% COVID-19 vaccine produces an allergic reaction in a small percentage of people, similar to the agency's findings about the coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech SE /zigman2/quotes/214419716/composite BNTX -3.44% and Pfizer Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite PFE -1.06% . Moderna's stock was up 1.6% in premarket trading on Monday. There were 10 cases of anaphylaxis among the roughly 4 million doses administered between Dec. 21 and Jan. 10, according to the CDC report . Both vaccines are mRNA-based vaccines, with similar efficacy rates in clinical trials. They are the only two COVID-19 vaccines that have been authorized in the U.S. so far during the pandemic. The CDC previously recommended that health care providers prepare for the possibility of anaphylaxis among some people who get vaccinated. Moderna's stock has soared 520.3% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% is up 15.6%.

/zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 204.73
-5.44 -2.59%
Volume: 10.17M
Jan. 14, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
12.57
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$83.01 billion
Rev. per Employee
$9.10M
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/zigman2/quotes/214419716/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 196.00
-6.99 -3.44%
Volume: 2.86M
Jan. 14, 2022 4:00p
P/E Ratio
5.66
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$47.53 billion
Rev. per Employee
$8.48M
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/zigman2/quotes/202877789/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 54.95
-0.59 -1.06%
Volume: 27.07M
Jan. 14, 2022 4:02p
P/E Ratio
16.31
Dividend Yield
2.91%
Market Cap
$308.43 billion
Rev. per Employee
$883,274
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,662.85
+3.82 +0.08%
Volume: 2.52B
Jan. 14, 2022 5:16p
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