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Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX) announced that the efficacy portion of their Covid-19 vaccine trial has been completed, showing the vaccine to prevent 95% of cases of the disease, STAT writes. The companies plan to submit to the Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use authorization “within days,” and will also submit to regulatory agencies around the globe. The results come little more than a week after the companies said an earlier analysis from the study showed the vaccine reduced infections by more than 90%.

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  • May one observe that Pfizer’s efficacy claims / press releases are hopeful BUT what about the safety aspect? The evidence that I believe was to need another 2 months? Of course I may be confusing different stories in the press – which seems to be all that we have at the moment.
    I believe the criteria used to be “Safety and Efficacy” – in that order? (Emphasis on ‘used to be.’)

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