coronavirus vaccine

Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% Effective, Seeking Clearance Soon

Pfizer has announced more results in its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study that suggest the shots are 95% effective. The company also said that the vaccine appears to protect older people most at risk of dying from COVID-19. The surprise announcement, just a week after it first revealed promising preliminary results, comes as the company is preparing within days to formally…

Dr. Fauci: 250,000 People Have Registered to Take Part in Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified says 250,000 people have registered on a National Institutes of Heath website to take part in experimental vaccine trials. The study of the first vaccine involving 30,000 people began this week. The U.S. government plans to launch studies of additional vaccines every month through the fall. Trials are pivotal for establishing the safety and effectiveness of…