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An early study of a COVID-19 vaccine has shown to be effective at kickstarting an immune response against the virus, while Australia is stuck with millions of partially effective virus tests.

Moderna Miracle

An experimental COVID-19 vaccine may be safe and effective, according to a small human clinical trial.

The vaccine, developed by American biotechnology company Moderna, was tested on eight healthy volunteers who received two doses each. Each volunteer produced neutralising antibodies which stopped the virus from replicating.