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Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine found 90% effective in fighting virus
Business Today | 09/11/2020 07:58 PM | Click to read full article
The US pharma giant Pfizer Inc and German firm BioNTech on Monday said that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 per cent effective in preventing COVID-19. The trial result was based on the first interim efficacy analysis conducted on November 8, 2020, by an external, independent Data Monitoring Committee.
This is a major breakthrough which would help bring an end to this global health crisis, Pfizer Inc said.