Moderna's vaccine is safe and 94-percent effective - clearing the way for US emergency authorisation. The analysis by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) means it could become the second coronavirus vaccine to be allowed in the US. It comes one day after Americans across the country began receiving jabs of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Unlike the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna shot does not require ultra cold storage during shipping. - Smile 90.4FM

Moderna’s vaccine is safe and 94-percent effective – clearing the way for US emergency authorisation. The analysis by the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) means it could become the second coronavirus vaccine to be allowed in the US. It comes one day after Americans across the country began receiving jabs of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Unlike the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna shot does not require ultra cold storage during shipping.