Today is Tuesday, November 10, 2020. Here’s what you need to know:

Good morning, 

A coronavirus vaccine, the “holy grail” of 2020, may finally be within reach. On Monday, Pfizer Inc., an American pharmaceutical company, announced their results from an early coronavirus vaccine trial heeded positive results. In the collaborative effort with BioNTech, the success rate measured 90% in virus infection prevention

“Today is a great day for science and humanity,” stated Albert Bourla, Pfizer’s Chief Executive. While the trials expressed positive results, whether or not vaccines will be readily available depends on getting proper authorization within the U.S. Should the vaccines be approved come December, 25 million people may have access to proper vaccinations. 

Manufacturing has already commenced and distribution prioritization talks range from who, when and where. In the U.K., the discussions have centered around the elderly, healthcare workers and anyone over 75 years old to receive the vaccines first.

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