An anti-Covid vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was found to be effective in preventing infections in 90 percent of the patience during Phase 3 of the trial, which is still ongoing. This was announced by Pfizer president Albert Bourla on the 9th November 2020.
The German Biontech confirms Pfizer’s announcement, in a publication that it intends to seek authorization for production, together with Pfizer itself, next week from the American FDA.
“Today’s news on the anti – covid vaccine is encouraging. But we still need a lot of caution. Scientific research is the real key to overcoming the emergency. In the meantime, we must never forget that the behavior of each of us is essential to bend the curve” . This was stated by Health Minister of Italy Dr Speranza
Today’s news on the anticovid vaccine is encouraging. But a lot of caution is still needed. Scientific research is the real key to overcoming the emergency.
In the meantime we must not forget that the behaviors of each one of us are essential to bend the curve.
“We want to act in a European way and not following a national line”. German Health Minister Jens Spahn said this at a press conference in Berlin, commenting on the news of the publication of Biontech data, which is preparing to apply for an authorization for the vaccine, able to protect 90% from the virus. “We have to come up with a voluntary vaccine,” Spahn also reiterated. “When asked what quantities of doses and when they will be available he cannot answer yet,” he added.
“At present it is likely that a vaccine against a new virus can be achieved as quickly as never before in human history,” said Jens Spahn, commenting on data published by Biontech and Pfizer. “We can be optimistic,” he added.
The Covid vaccine gives “hope”, but the battle is still long. This is what American President-elect Joe Biden says.
The effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine is “extraordinary”: it will have a major impact on the response to Covid-19. This was stated by Anthony Fauci, the American super expert in infectious diseases.
“Great news from Pfizer and BioNTech about the positive results of their clinical trial for a Covid-19 vaccine. European science works! The Commission will soon sign a contract with them for up to 300 million doses. We continue to protect each other. in the meantime, “writes the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, on Twitter.
“Encouraging news”. This is how WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus comments on Pfizer’s announcement.