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Novavax Vaccine 90% Effective; U.S. COVID Cases Continue to Fall as California Readies for Reopening

HeadlineJun 14, 2021

A study has shown Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine to be 90% effective. The Maryland-based Novavax is seeking approval from a half-dozen countries starting next month and has pledged over a billion doses to poorer nations through the COVAX mechanism. The two-shot vaccine is easily manufactured and can be stored in just a refrigerator. Vaccinated people were found to be completely protected against both severe and moderate illness.

COVID cases and deaths continue to fall in the U.S., with just 2% of tests coming back positive now. California is set to fully reopen Tuesday after over a year of restrictions.

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by Houston hospital employees who refused to comply with their employer’s vaccine requirement in the first federal ruling on vaccine mandates.

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