With Groton scientists playing a role, Pfizer announces 90% effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccine

10 Nov 2020

Community Interest

Pfizer announced Monday that an external analysis of its COVID-19 vaccine study found the vaccine was more than 90% effective in preventing coronavirus infections, and Groton site director John Burkhardt joined Gov. Ned Lamont in the governor's briefing Monday afternoon to talk about what the results mean for Connecticut.

Pfizer's study enrolled 43,538 participants, with 42% coming from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds, the pharmaceutical company said in a press release.

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