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ABC News 19 Nov 2020

Oxford releases promising news regarding its COVID-19 vaccine


A look at positive news released by the University of Oxford on its vaccine development and a warning about celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday as COVID-19 cases continue to surge.

Moderna says it will today ask for approval for its COVID-19 vaccine in Europe and the US
With infections surging worldwide, and governments struggling to respond, there has been another breakthrough in the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine.
US pharmaceutical firm Moderna says early tests show its vaccine is 94.5 percent effective in preventing the virus.
Pfizer and BioNTech reported similarly promising results a week ago.

Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from the US capital, Washington, DC.
There's more promising news on the COVID-19 vaccine front as Moderna says its shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus.
Pfizer announced it will submit an application to the Food and Drug Administration Friday for an emergency use authorization for its experimental Covid-19 vaccine. Dr. Scott Gottlieb joins Morning Joe to discuss. Aired on 11/20/2020.

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