Coronavirus UK news Every covid vaccine UK paid for will STAY in this country despite furious EU demands, G – The Sun

AMERICAN NOVAVAX VACCINE IS 89.3% EFFECTIVE

US firm Novavax has tonight unveiled their jab, which is effective in 89.3 per cent of cases, as shown in a UK trial. Its approval is likely to follow next month.

The UK has already secured 60 million doses of the vaccine, which will be manufactured in Stockton-on-Tees for use this summer.

Stanley Erck, President and Chief Executive Officer at Novavax said : "This is the first vaccine to demonstrate not only high clinical efficacy against Covid-19 but also significant clinical efficacy against both the rapidly emerging UK and South Africa variants.

It has the potential to play an important role in solving this global public health crisis."

Clive Dix, Chair of the UK Vaccine Taskforce, said:These are spectacular results, and we are very pleased to have helped Novavax with the development of this vaccine.The efficacy shown against the emerging variants is also extremely encouraging.

"This is an incredible achievement that will ensure we can protect individuals in the UK and the rest of the world from this virus.

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