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More Good News on the COVID-19 Vaccine Front
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are highly effective at preventing both symptomatic and asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections. The CDC has found that both vaccinations offer 90% efficacy 2 weeks after the second shot is given, and 80% efficacy 2 weeks after the first shot is given. Public health officials suggest that it is very unlikely vaccinated individuals will spread the novel coronavirus to others. The CDC’s study of more than 3,900 people was conducted while variants of the virus were in circulation, suggesting that the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines offer protection against these mutations. Click here to read more.