New 95% effective COVID-19 vaccine announced

November 17, 2020


It will be manufactured by Moderna Inc.

Moderna Inc. said its Covid-19 vaccine was 94.5% effective in a series of a large late-stage clinical trials, another sign that a fast-paced hunt by scientists and pharmaceutical companies is paying off with potent new tools that could help control a worsening pandemic. This announcement comes mere days after Pfizer claims to have a vaccine that is 90% effective against Coronavirus. Soon, these vaccines will be manufactured at large-scale and distributed to millions globally.