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The drug company Pfizer said Monday that early analysis showed its vaccine candidate for Covid-19 is more than 90 percent effective at preventing infection.
President Trump and President-elect Joe Biden both celebrated the news that a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 in their Phase 3 clinical trial.
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday heralded a positive new development in the race for a coronavirus vaccine, but said it will still be several months before most of the country is inoculated and stressed that Americans’ fight against the pandemic is far from over.
Cuomo was reacting to news that Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine had proven more than 90% effective. Stock market futures soared, and President Donald Trump welcomed the news exuberantly. Former Vice President Joe Biden, whom the media have declared the winner of the election, warned Americans that it would be “many more months” before they received it.