Alliance for Pandemic Preparedness

November 18, 2020

New Pfizer Results: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Safe and 95% Effective



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[Press release, not peer-reviewed] A pre-specified analysis of the Pfrizer mRNA vaccine suggested that the vaccine was 95% efficacious and prevented severe disease, according to a company press-release. 162 cases out of 170 cases of COVID-19 disease occurred in the placebo arm, with 9 out of 10 severe cases occurring in the placebo arm. Similar efficacy was observed in participants above the age of 65.

[Press release, not peer-reviewed]