Breaking News – Covid-19 Vaccine Is 90% Effective

Breaking News – Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate is 90% Effective

There has been a huge breakthrough in the search for a Covid-19 vaccine as manufacturers say the first interim results in large-scale trials showing the Pfizer/BioNTech candidate is 90% effective.

Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday, November 9 that the performance of the drug is much better than most experts hoped for, with results from a massive clinical trial suggest nine out of 10 people who get their jab are protected from coronavirus by it.

‘Today is a great day for science and humanity,’ said Albert Bourla, Pfizer’s chairman and chief executive.

‘We are reaching this critical milestone in our vaccine development program at a time when the world needs it most with infection rates setting new records, hospitals nearing over-capacity and economies struggling to reopen.’

Gathering the required safety data will take until the third week of November, says the company, with the results then being submitted to the regulators for approval. Speedy licensing could mean the first doses being given to healthcare workers by the end of the year.


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Former teacher and health services manager with a Degree in English, Sarah moved to Spain from Southern Ireland with her husband, who runs his own car rental business, in 2019. She is now enjoying a completely different pace and quality of life on the Costa Blanca South, with wonderful Spanish and expat friends in Cabo Roig. Sarah began working with Euro Weekly News in 2020 and loves nothing more than bringing all the latest national and international news to her local community.


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