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Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is 70 percent effective Updated for 2021

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Updated: February 24, 2021

The coronavirus vaccine from Oxford University and AstraZeneca is about 70 percent effective, latest results released on Tuesday suggest.

The results show the vaccine is safe but key questions remain for people above 55 years old.

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Other vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna seem to offer greater levels of protection than the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, but there is little doubt it will be approved.

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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