New US vaccine may be 94.5% effective

Early data from a Covid-19 vaccine produced in the US shows that it is nearly 95% effective. The company Moderna claims that this product is even more effective than the Pfizer jab which was seen as the first breakthrough in potential mass vaccination against the Coronavirus. British scientists have hailed the news as “tremendously exciting” news, particularly as early data suggests it is effective on all age groups, including the elderly. The UK has not placed an order for the vaccine, which works in a similar way to Pfizer’s it is unclear whether the British Government can get any stock.