November 16, 2020
Moderna has received praise from President Trump after it announced Monday that the vaccine is 94.5% effective against coronavirus, according to preliminary data from the company’s ongoing study.
On Monday, Trump tweeted the Moderna vaccine was one of two recent “great discoveries.”
Moderna announced its vaccine one week after Pfizer said its vaccine was also over 90% effective.
Trump tweeted to “please remember that these great discoveries, which will end the China Plague, all took place on my watch!”
Another Vaccine just announced. This time by Moderna, 95% effective. For those great “historians”, please remember that these great discoveries, which will end the China Plague, all took place on my watch!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2020
On Fox & Friends Monday morning, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said, “I think it speaks to amazing work of Americans all across this country, but it also has to be noted that President Trump,