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Novavax says its COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective

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Novavax, a Maryland-based biotech company, announced Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine is 90.4% effective at preventing people from getting sick and 100% effective at preventing moderate or severe disease, hopefully laying the groundwork for a fourth vaccine in the fight against the coronavirus. Almost 30,000 participants across 119 sites in the U.S. and Mexico took part in the Phase 3 study, which evaluated “efficacy, safety and immunogenicity, with an emphasis on recruiting a representative population of communities and demographic groups most impacted by the disease.” Of those who got the tw…

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