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Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine 94.5% effective

/ 08:42 PM November 16, 2020
Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine 94.5% effective

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 13, 2020 Biotechnology company Moderna protocol files for COVID-19 vaccinations are kept at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP)

Washington, United States — Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against COVID-19 was shown to be 94.5 percent effective based on early results from a clinical trial with more than 30,000 participants.

“This positive interim analysis from our Phase 3 study has given us the first clinical validation that our vaccine can prevent COVID-19 disease, including severe disease,” said Stephane Bancel, Moderna’s CEO.

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