The Details on the Moderna Vaccine
Moderna released preliminary data on Monday that says its Covid-19 vaccine is 94.5% effective. The data comes from a large, late-stage clinical trial and is released on the heels of similar news from Pfizer (which is developing a similar vaccine).
Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has said: “I had been saying I would be satisfied with a 75% effective vaccine. Aspirationally, you would like to see 90, 95%, but I wasn’t expecting it. I thought we’d be good, but 94.5% is very impressive.”
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