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U.S. and Europe First in Line to Get Pfizer Covid Vaccine

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Pfizer Vaccine Prevents 90% of Infections in Large Study
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The U.S. and Europe are in line to get the first doses of an experimental coronavirus vaccine after a partnership between Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE delivered dazzling preliminary results in a large patient trial.

Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic ocean are working to speed a review of the shot’s safety and effectiveness after the data showed it prevented more than 90% of infections. Monday’s release placed the two drugmakers firmly in the lead of the vaccine race, ahead of Moderna Inc. and AstraZeneca Plc.