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Coronavirus vaccine update: China Covid vaccine gives quick immune response

Moderna has joined Pfizer in approaching the Covid-19 vaccine finish line. Russia, India and Oxford vaccine are also making progress. Catch latest coronavirus vaccine updates and corona treatment here

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Coronavirus vaccine update: In a year since the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, it has left over 1.3 million people dead and affected over 55 million across the globe. But some positive developments lately around a possible vaccine for the virus has raised some hopes. US-based Moderna has joined Pfizer in approaching the vaccine finish line, with the company saying its vaccine candidate is 94.5 per cent effective in preventing infection. For its part, Pfizer has announced last week that its vaccine candidate was over 90 per cent effective.

The two companies plan to apply for emergency-use authorisation later this

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First Published: Nov 17 2020 | 4:27 PM IST

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