Fauci added: “We now have two really effective vaccines, so I think this is a really strong step forward, as we want to be on the verge of controlling this outbreak.”
When asked about the schedule for vaccinating people, Fauchi predicted that by the end of December, there will be doses available for people at risk of contracting the Coronavirus.
Moderna said, on Monday, that its experimental vaccine to preventCovid 19“94.5 percent effective, based on interim data from a late-stage clinical trial.
Moderna was based on 95 infections among trial participants who received either a placebo or a vaccine.
Of these cases, only 5 cases were recorded among those who received the vaccine Vaccination It is given in two doses, with a difference of 28 days.
Moderna expects to have enough safety data necessary to authorize the vaccine in the United States during the next week, and it expects to submit an application for emergency use of the vaccine in the coming weeks.