Chances of COVID-19 vaccine with 98% effectiveness slim, will be lucky to get 75% (May be as low as 50%)

Senior White House coronavirus advisor Dr Anthony Fauci has claimed that the chances of scientists coming up with a coronavirus vaccine with over 98 per cent effectiveness are slim. Fauci said that the scientists are looking for a vaccine with 75 per cent effectiveness but claimed that even a vaccine with lower effectiveness will be acceptable.

Senior White House coronavirus advisor Dr Anthony Fauci has claimed that the chances of scientists coming up with a coronavirus vaccine with over 98 per cent effectiveness are slim. Fauci said that the scientists are looking for a vaccine with 75 per cent effectiveness but claimed that even a vaccine with lower effectiveness will be acceptable.

“Scientists are hoping for a coronavirus vaccine that is at least 75% effective, but 50% or 60% effective would be acceptable, too,” Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said during a Q&A with the Brown University School of Public Health.

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