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‘It’s just overwhelming’: Moderna to seek emergency authorisation of vaccine – Sydney Morning Herald

Moderna says full results from a late-stage study shows its vaccine is 94.1 per cent effective and it will apply for US and European emergency authorisation on…



Of the 196 volunteers who contracted COVID-19 in the trial with more than 30,000 people, 185 received a placebo while 11 got the vaccine. Moderna reported 30 severe cases all in the placebo group which means the vaccine was 100 per cent effective in preventing severe cases.
“As the numbers of cases reported grows, confidence grows that this amazing protection will be maintained in a product that can be rolled out to protect the public,” said Alexander Edwards, associate professor in biomedical technology…

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