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Over 42k people enrolled in Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trial

Pfizer to help supply the U.S. government with 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine under a $1.95 billion deal. (Photo by Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 3:49 PM PT – Monday, October 26, 2020

American pharmaceutical giant ‘Pfizer’ has enrolled more than 42,000 people in its phase two trial of its potential COVID-19 vaccine. The company has also said over 35,000 participants have received a second dose of the vaccination.

The pharmaceutical company has been one of the front-runners in the race for a coronavirus vaccine. Additionally, President Trump mentioned the company during the final presidential debate.

“Pfizer is doing very well, and we have numerous others,” the President stated. “And then we also have others that we’re working on very closely with other countries, in particular Europe.”

Researchers hope the trial results will be in by November, and if so, they’ll be sent to the FDA for a review process which could take up to four weeks.

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