Covid-19 news: Joint flu and covid-19 vaccine could be offered in 2023

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A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Moderna covid-19 vaccine in Keelung, Taiwan, on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022

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Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 18 January

A single vaccine for covid-19 and the flu could be made available by the autumn of 2023, says Moderna CEO

Covid-19 boosters could be combined with vaccines for flu and other respiratory viruses in a single jab as early as next year, according to the chief executive officer of pharmaceutical company Moderna.

“We are working on a flu vaccine, we are working on an RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) vaccine, and our goal is to have a single annual booster, so that we don’t have…

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