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Vaccine gets go ahead, active cases drop


December 24, 2020

The first doses of the Moderna vaccine were administered in the United States on Monday, another step towards the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. This second type of vaccine is scheduled for delivery in Crook County soon.

Moderna Inc announced on Friday that it had received authorization for emergency use of its vaccine. The company reports having tested the vaccine on 30,000 participants, 42% of whom were considered to be in medically high-risk groups; the primary efficacy analysis indicated it to be 94.1% effective.

Moderna expects to deliver 20 million doses of the vaccine by th...

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