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A Tale of Two Vaccines: A Closer Look at Pfizer and Moderna

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On November 16, Moderna claimed the latest breakthrough with its vaccine candidate mRNA-1237, deemed 94.5% effective against COVID-19 — just within striking distance of Pfizer’s vaccine, which demonstrated 95% efficacy according to the pharma giant.

AI and Automation’s Impact on the Future of Jobs: Diametrically Opposed Views

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AI is now being used in many diverse applications including job applicant screening, medical diagnosis, traffic data analysis, advanced materials design, risk assessment, network security monitoring, language translation, and stock market trading. AI-based algorithms have also been shown to be capable of learning and solving problems in some situations when it was not expected to.

CureVac, Pfizer, Gilead, et al: Who will lead the COVID-19 vaccine race?

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As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads worldwide and the number of affected individuals continues to grow, the race is on to find a cure for the novel coronavirus. COVID-19 is a strain from the coronavirus family that causes illness from as mild as the common cold to more severe cases such as pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and to the most extreme case, death.

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