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AstraZeneca COVID vaccine up to 90% effective, data shows

By Reuters
30 November 2020   |   3:19 pm
Though the late-stage trial results showed an efficacy of 70% on average, up to 90% of people can be prevented from getting the coronavirus if a lower dose is used. AstraZeneca said the vaccine is "highly effective."

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