Vaccine makers react to new COVID variant

By Ludwig Burger
Updated November 26 2021 - 10:03pm, first published 9:57pm
Vaccine makers say it will take about two weeks for data on the new COVID strain to be available.

Vaccine maker BioNTech says it expects more data on a worrying new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa within two weeks to help determine whether its vaccine produced with partner Pfizer needs to be reworked.