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Promising updates on coronavirus vaccine: Final analysis finds it 95 percent effective

As the number of coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, the hunt for a vaccine has taken another big step today. Pfizer and BioNTech say that a final data analysis found their vaccine candidate was more effective in preventing COVID-19 than originally thought, and it also appears to fend off severe disease. The companies now say they plan on applying for an emergency use authorization with the FDA "within days."