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Old 11-16-2020, 08:47 AM   #43 (permalink)
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The Moderna vaccine candidate released some promising news as
well, but the analysis seems to be on a low number of patients from the trial.

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-54902908

"...The trial involved 30,000 people in the US with half being given two doses of the vaccine, four weeks apart. The rest had dummy injections.

The analysis was based on the first 95 to develop Covid-19 symptoms...."

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Originally Posted by Apia resurrected View Post
Short update about it:

The first look on the Pfizer/ Biontech vaccine looks really good.
Better than expected. Itís still not approved because itís too early. We need to wait for more results.

And that is because it would be unethical to give one group placebo, one group the vaccine and than expose them to Corona.

So the participants just live their life and some get infected.
Thatís why itís slow. A totalitarian system would just expose everyone to Corona and see the deaths of the people from the control group as collateral damage.

Biontech is a company from our region here ( 25 minutes from me) so people are excited. Plus, the founders are a married couple of scientists who are both children of Turkish immigrants. Thatís pretty cool, because we also have anti immigration idiots here.
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