Coming Up Wed 9:00 PM  AEDT
Coming Up Live in 
Live
Korean radio
SBS KOREAN

'The light at the end of the tunnel': Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine is 94.5 per cent effective

A nurse prepares an experimental vaccine for COVID-19 developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc. at the United Health Services facility. Source: AAP

Global hopes of overcoming the coronavirus pandemic were boosted after a second vaccine was found to be nearly 95 per cent effective in a trial.

Moderna’s experimental vaccine is 94.5 per cent effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, the company said on Monday, becoming the second US drugmaker to report results that far exceed expectations.

Together with Pfizer’s vaccine, which is also more than 90 per cent effective, and pending more safety data and regulatory review, the United States could have two vaccines authorized for emergency use in December with as many as 60 million doses of vaccine available this year.

Read the full article in English here. 

Coming up next

# TITLE RELEASED TIME MORE
'The light at the end of the tunnel': Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine is 94.5 per cent effective 17/11/2020 02:00 ...
Cast complete for AFC U-23 Asian Cup, Uzbekistan 2022 04/11/2021 06:00 ...
Italian academic at UWA reminisce about Dante in Korean to mark the 700th anniversary of his death 27/10/2021 17:58 ...
‘I was the only Asian’: Dami Im says media making slow progress on diversity 18/10/2021 14:22 ...
[A/Prof. Lee’s 1 minute VTR] What are the Delta Variation symptoms? 27/08/2021 03:00 ...
[A/Prof. Lee’s 1 minute VTR] What about the vaccination of a person with underlying disease? 20/08/2021 01:00 ...
Tee-rific siblings: Aussie golfer Min Woo Lee following in sister Minjee's footsteps 10/08/2021 06:17 ...
The Melbourne Korean restaurant with a waitlist of more than 6000 people 18/05/2021 20:36 ...
Australia's Korean centre remembers 1951, the "critical" year of the Korean War 05/05/2021 14:22 ...
After New Zealand, could South Korea be next for an Australian travel bubble? 07/04/2021 11:11 ...
View More