CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Moderna said it’s COVID-19 vaccine offers protection for at least six months.

The Cambridge company released new data Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine,

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Moderna said antibodies were found in patients six months after they received their second dose of the two-shot vaccination.

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Studies to examine the immune response beyond six months are still ongoing.

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Pfizer said last week its two-dose coronavirus vaccine also has protection that lasts up to six months.

CBSBoston.com Staff