Former Vice President Joe Biden reacted to the news of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine, warning that an effective vaccination remains “months” away and urging Americans to continue social distancing and wearing masks.
“Today’s news of a second vaccine is further reason to feel hopeful. What was true with the first vaccine remains true with the second: we are still months away,” Biden said on Monday, urging Americans to “continue to practice social-distancing and mask-wearing to get the virus under control”:
Once again, I congratulate the brilliant women and men who produced this breakthrough and have brought us one step closer to beating this virus. I am also thankful for the frontline workers who are still confronting the virus around the clock.
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 16, 2020
On Monday, Moderna announced that its vaccine for the Chinese coronavirus is heading in the right direction, proving to be 94.5