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Wall Street Journal: Full Article
“Carriers are positioning doses for quick distribution if vaccines are approved by regulators”
Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine is strongly effective, early look at data show
STAT News: Full Article
Moderna’s vaccine against Covid-19 is strongly effective, the company said Monday, building excitement about the potential of controlling the global pandemic.
The news comes exactly a week after results from Pfizer and BioNTech, which announced broadly similar results.
“The Moderna vaccine reduced the risk of Covid-19 infection by 94.5%. There were 95 cases of infection among patients in the company’s 30,000-patient study. Only five of them occurred in patients who developed Covid-19 after receiving Moderna’s vaccine, mRNA-1273.”
U.S. Public Now Divided Over Whether To Get COVID-19 Vaccine
Pew Research Center: Full Report
“About half of U.S. adults (51%) now say they would definitely or probably get a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 if it were available today; nearly as many (49%) say they definitely or probably would not get vaccinated at this time. Intent to get a COVID-19 vaccine has fallen from 72% in May, a 21 percentage point drop.”