Newspaper Headlines: Moderna Says Vaccine 95% Effective And Other Top Stories

Updated: November 17, 2020 09:43 IST

Newspaper Headlines: Moderna Says Vaccine 95% Effective And Other Top Stories
Hindustan Times: American biotech company Moderna's experimental vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing Covid-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, the company said on Monday, announcing what is now the second coronavirus vaccine that seems to have performed beyond expectations. There will be no new lockdown in the national capital and the peak of the third wave of infections appears to have been crossed, Delhi's health minister Satyendar Jain said on Monday. After winning a close electoral race in Bihar and improving its solo performance, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has set its focus on West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, the two big states that will go to polls in early 2021. Preparations are afoot in these states with home minister Amit Shah visiting West Bengal earlier this month and planning a trip to Tamil Nadu on Saturday (November 21) to take stock of the party's preparedness. More
Newspaper Headlines: Moderna Says Vaccine 95% Effective And Other Top Stories
Indian Express: Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the seventh time on Monday with two Deputy Chief Ministers from the BJP-four-time Katihar MLA Tarkishore Prasad and four-time Bettiah MLA Renu Devi. A total of 15 ministers were administered the oath of office. The American biotechnology company Moderna announced on Monday that early results of its large ongoing late-stage trials of a vaccine candidate against the novel coronavirus had showed an efficacy of 94.5 per cent - an outcome that surpassed the expectations of researchers.
Newspaper Headlines: Moderna Says Vaccine 95% Effective And Other Top Stories
The Asian Age: Nitish Kumar took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the fourth straight term on Monday. US biotech firm Moderna on Monday announced its experimental vaccine against Covid-19 was almost 95 percent effective, marking a second major breakthrough in the quest to end the pandemic. Moderna released early results from a clinical trial with more than 30,000 participants, after American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech last week said their vaccine was 90 percent effective. More

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