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Fauci Says Pfizer Vaccine Candidate’s Efficacy ‘Extraordinary’

Nov. 9, 2020, 2:50 PM

The top infectious disease expert in the U.S. Anthony Fauci says the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer will have a “major impact” on everything we do with regards to the coronavirus going forward.

  • The efficacy of the Pfizer drug candidate being over 90% “is just extraordinary,” Fauci says on a call with reporters
  • Separately, he says Moderna may have similar results to the Pfizer vaccine because it is also based on mRNA technology
  • Related: Novavax Covid Vaccine Candidate Gets FDA Fast Track Status (1)

To contact the reporters on this story:
Teaganne Finn in Washington at tfinn19@bloomberg.net;
Jeannie ...