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Coronavirus Vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech shows 90% effectiveness

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Coronavirus Vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech shows 90% effectiveness. Good news about the vaccine against Corona that has destroyed people’s lives and livelihood. Infecting about 50 million people around the world, and taking a heavy toll in the global economy, the American “Pfizer” and the British “Biontech” companies announced Monday that the vaccine against Covid-19 that they are working to develop is “effective.” By 90%, after the preliminary analysis of the results of the third phase of clinical trials, which is the last before submitting the license application.

Coronavirus Vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech shows 90% effectiveness

The experts explained that protection from the coronavirus is achieved at a high rate after 28 days of taking the first dose, and that it is completed only a week after the second dose.

The two companies said in a joint statement that “this effectiveness of the vaccine” was measured by comparing the number of participants who were infected with the emerging coronavirus in the group that received the vaccine and the number of infected people in another group who received a placebo vaccine, “seven days after receiving the second dose” and 28 days after receiving The first dose.

‘A vaccine is on the way soon.’

Commenting on this announcement, the German Minister of Health confirmed that the results of the third phase of the Pfizer vaccine are very encouraging.

In turn, US President Donald Trump praised this good news. ”He wrote in a tweet minutes after the two companies announced the matter,“ The stock market is recording a big rise, a vaccine is on the way soon. It is reported to be 90% effective”.

This comes while the epidemic recorded a new toll, according to the latest statistics, amounting to 50 million infected people around the world. (Source: Al Arabiya, 2020)


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