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Coronavirus: German company BioNTech says its vaccine is 90% effective

By Reuters
15 November 2020   |   11:01 am
A vaccine jointly developed by German company BioNTech and US firm Pfizer has proven to be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19 infections, according to phase 3 trials.

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