Moderna vaccine prevents 100% of severe cases of COVID-19

According to the company's report on the first results of the third phase of research, 30 people participated in the experiment.

thousand volunteers.Of these, 196 people became infected with the coronavirus - these are 185 volunteers who received a placebo, and 11 people who received the vaccine. This means that the drug prevents 94.1% of cases.

None of the 30 severe cases were reported in the group receiving the vaccine, confirming that the new vaccine prevents 100% of severe cases of COVID-19.

During Moderna's research, one person who was part of the placebo group died of coronavirus.

This positive primary analysis confirmsthe ability of our vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease with 94.1% efficacy; and the ability to prevent severe disease. We believe that our vaccine will be a powerful new tool that can change the course of the pandemic.

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Major new safety notes duringno tests were found. The most common side effects are pain, redness at the injection site, fatigue, muscle or joint pain, and headache. After the second injection of the vaccine, these effects were more frequent and more significant, the company said.

Company representatives said that nowthe drug must be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

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