Wave header image graphic banner
Public Radio For Eastern North Carolina 89.3 WTEB New Bern 88.5 WZNB New Bern 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach 90.3 WKNS Kinston 88.1 W201AO Greenville 88.5 WHYC Swan Quarter
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
US

Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Promising Results

The biotech company Moderna announced Monday that its coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective, according to early data. This comes a week after Pfizer announced that the vaccine it’s developing is more than 90% effective, encouraging news as the number of coronavirus cases is surging in the United States and Europe.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Dr. Gregory Poland, director of the Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

US