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The new effectiveness rate of the BioNTech / Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine developed by Turkish Scientist Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci has been announced.
According to a study conducted on 44,000 people in November, the vaccine’s effectiveness rate was announced as 91.3 percent, while the vaccine was reported to be 100 percent effective in the South African variant called B1351.
In the statement, it was also stated that the vaccine provided protection against Covid-19 for at least six months.
The vaccine’s effectiveness rate was previously announced as 95.3 percent.
In the South African variant study conducted on 800 people, it was stated that the vaccine was 100 percent effective.
PFIZER CEO: WE WILL PUT THE DATA TO THE USA
Pfizer’s Chief Executive Officer Albert Bourla said the updated results, including data on more than 12,000 people who received two doses of vaccine for at least six months, will be submitted for US regulatory approval.
UĞUR ŞAHİN: DATA SHOW THAT VACCINE IS EFFECTIVE AGAINST VARIANTS
BioNTech CEO Uğur Şahin said in a statement that the experimental data “provides the first clinical results that the vaccine can effectively protect against circulating variants, is a critical factor in achieving herd immunity and ending this epidemic for the global population.”
Details of the last minute development are soon on ntv.com.tr …