The interim trial results last week raised hopes the vaccine would prove effective. Photo: Reuters The interim trial results last week raised hopes the vaccine would prove effective. Photo: Reuters
The interim trial results last week raised hopes the vaccine would prove effective. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Pfizer and BioNtech to seek emergency US approval ‘within days’ after better-than-expected test results

  • The two companies say it proved 95 per cent effective in final clinical trials and worked just as well for over-65s
  • A drug using similar technology from Moderna has also achieved similar results, raising hopes that vaccines will soon be available for use

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The interim trial results last week raised hopes the vaccine would prove effective. Photo: Reuters The interim trial results last week raised hopes the vaccine would prove effective. Photo: Reuters
The interim trial results last week raised hopes the vaccine would prove effective. Photo: Reuters
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