Coronavirus Tennessee: Moderna vaccine expected to be approved within the next week

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TENNESSEE (WATE) — One of the researchers behind the Moderna vaccine at Vanderbilt says he’s likely going to get the Pfizer vaccine.

Something to note, no slight to his own work; to be clear, it’s just because Pfizer’s will come first.

The Moderna vaccine is expected to be approved within the next week. Dr. Spyros Kalams calls this exciting news, and says it doesn’t matter which vaccine you get, but you need two of the same one.

Both Pfizer and Moderna require two shots to be effective; you also don’t need to get both brands.

Just one.

He is thrilled to know his work is helping to essentially save the world, but also recognizes his work is far from over.

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