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Jab 90% effective against Covid-19 could be given to at risk groups here within next few weeks, says Swann

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Science: Scientists working on BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

Science: Scientists working on BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

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Science: Scientists working on BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

Health Minister Robin Swann has said that vaccination of at risk sections of the community could begin within weeks as he urged people to be positive for the future.

A vaccine being produced by US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German company BioNtech has proved more than 90% effective during testing in preventing Covid-19 among those without evidence of prior infection.


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