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The untold story of Moderna as the biotech's coronavirus vaccine faces a test that could make it one of the most consequential startups of all time

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The biotech Moderna has skyrocketed to global prominence, leading the world's race for a coronavirus vaccine.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech was founded in 2010 with the ambitious goal to develop a new type of medicine. While its platform remains unproven, it is now being tested under the brightest possible spotlight of a pandemic.
Here's the inside story of Moderna's rise, from an offshoot of stem cell research to routinely shattering funding records on its way to biotech's top ranks.
The biotech has spent a decade working to meet this moment, and investors have sent its stock...
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