BioNTech-Pfizer COVID vaccine effective against 2 variants | News | DW | 08.02.2021

When the study was originally released, BioNTech and Pfizer said its finding suggested that no new vaccine would be necessary to fight coronavirus mutations first discovered in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

Nevertheless, the continuous transformation of the deadly virus makes clinical data and constant observation imperative. Experts say that it is not a foregone conclusion that vaccines currently in use will remain effective against possible new variants of the virus in the future.

Source: BioNTech-Pfizer COVID vaccine effective against 2 variants | News | DW | 08.02.2021