Jul.14 — We have some progress on the race for a coronavirus vaccine. Moderna Inc. says its initial safety trials for its drug produced encouraging results, paving the way for final tests within the month. Bloomberg’s Jodi Schneider reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
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A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins.