November 20, 2020

Covid-19 vaccine: the next steps

Washington (AFP) – With US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech applying for an emergency use authorization in the United States for their coronavirus vaccine and US biotech company Moderna expected to do so soon, here are the next steps in the approval and distribution process:Evaluation begins right awayThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will immediately begin evaluating the results of the Covid-19 vaccine clinical trials conducted by Pfizer/BioNTech.They will concentrate on the safety of the vaccine and its effectiveness, which has been billed at 95 percent by …


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