top of page
Long-time Chief Executive Officer Ben Silbermann of Pinterest would step down, handing over the reins of the social media platform to Google...

Stock Market

Google executive to take over as a new CEO of Pinterest

Top accounting firm Ernst & Young has been slammed with a record $100 million fine from the US government...

Stock Market

Accounting firm gets 100 million fine for faulty regulations

The Indian rupee slipped into a fresh low today and extended losses against the US dollar.


The rupee tumbled to a new low against the dollar in the midst of an increase in crude oil price

Wall Street saw a sharp fall at its closing in a broad sell-off. Consumers' worries over recession have sparked up...

Stock Market

Wall Street Lose Balance after recession strikes growth fear among consumers’

Soaring inflation may be pushing the US economy into a deep recession. Last week's 0.75% interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve...

Stock Market

Inflation ringing the recession bell - Mohammed Shaheen

Stock Markets

18 Mar 2022

Moderna Seeks FDA Approval for Second COVID Booster Shot for Adults

The Index Today

Moderna sought to obtain an emergency authorization late Thursday from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) department for a second COVID-19 booster dose for adults following the present surge in cases around the world.

According to Reuters, the U.S.-based biotechnology firm revealed that they are seeking to have a booster vaccine for people over the age of 18 years, especially those who are more vulnerable to contracting the coronavirus that can be appropriately sanctioned by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other healthcare officials.

This comes after Pfizer-BioNTech requested approval last week for a second COVID dose for people over 65 years of age. However, Moderna’s second COVID vaccine seeks to cover and offer immunity to a larger group of people. Prominent biopharmaceutical companies have been seeking to develop and implement booster shots as an increasing number of COVID-19 variants continue to emerge.

©Photo: Financial Times

Clay pottery with table linens
bottom of page