We can stop COVID-19: Moderna vaccine success gives world more hope

Moderna Inc’s experimental vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, the company said on Monday, becoming the second U.S. drugmaker to report results that far exceed expectations.

Together with Pfizer Inc’s vaccine, which is also more than 90% effective, and pending more safety data and regulatory review, the United States could have two vaccines authorized for emergency use in December with as many as 60 million doses of vaccine available this year.

The vaccines, both developed with new technology known as messenger RNA (mRNA), represent powerful tools to fight a pandemic that has infected 54 million people worldwide and k…

Keep on reading: We can stop COVID-19: Moderna vaccine success gives world more hope

Must Read

Locsin on ‘yantok’ punishment: Do what superior races do, impose fine...

0
MANILA, Philippines --- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin Jr. on Saturday said health rules violators must be slapped with fines as he thumbed...