Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Pfiz­er, BioN­Tech say vac­cine is 95% ef­fec­tive, EUA sub­mis­sion 'with­in days'

Pfiz­er and BioN­Tech have done the fi­nal ef­fi­ca­cy analy­sis for their Phase III Covid-19 tri­al, and the re­sults con­firm the head­line-grab­bing re­lease from last week: Their vac­cine is 95% ef­fec­tive at pre­vent­ing Covid-19.

They al­so said the vac­cine was 94.5% ef­fec­tive in old­er adults, mit­i­gat­ing con­cerns that the first Covid-19 vac­cines might not work as well in one of the pop­u­la­tions most sus­cep­ti­ble to se­vere dis­ease.

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