A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in California. Photo: AP A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in California. Photo: AP
A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in California. Photo: AP

Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine works against UK and South Africa variants, firms say

  • The two companies said early tests ‘do not indicate the need for a new vaccine to address the emerging variants’
  • The statement comes after Moderna this week announced that lab studies suggest its vaccine should protect against the new variants

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in California. Photo: AP A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in California. Photo: AP
A health worker prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic in California. Photo: AP
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