President Muhammadu Bukhari Welcomes Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine With 90% Efficiency
President Bukhari spoke about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine with 90% efficacy, stating that it should be available in all countries.
The Covid-19 vaccine, developed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech, is 90% more effective.
The discovery is the result of the first independent review of any Covid-19 vaccine in phase 3 trials, the final phase before commercial licensing. Of the 43,000 study participants, the small number of those infected allowed independent evaluators to calculate efficacy after two doses.
“For me, this is the best possible outcome,” said Ugur Sahin, co-founder and CEO of BioNTech Financial Times, while Pfizer CEO Albert Burla said it was “a great day for science and the world. “humanity”.
“I would say this is a historic moment. Nothing like this has happened before. First of all, the world is faced with such a dire situation, a pandemic and the opportunity to resolve something in such a short time that usually takes many years, ”said Katrin Jansen, Head of Vaccine Research and Development. at Pfizer, in an interview: “To hear that we are 90% better at doing interim analysis was almost astounding.”
Reacting to developments, Bukhari tweeted;
“I welcome the news that the coronavirus vaccine has been shown to be 90% effective in clinical trials. This is an important milestone. The world must now make a huge effort to ensure equal access to and distribution of these vaccines to protect people in ALL countries. ”