Moderna vs. Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine: Which is better?

The short answer is neither. In December, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the news the country had been waiting for: The new Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech, had been approved. A week later, a second vaccine from Moderna was also approved. And now that the vaccine roll-out has begun (albeit slowly), you might be wondering which Covid vaccine is better. Should you hold off on one vaccine in order to wait for the other? “Absolutely not,” says Reynold Panettieri, MD, a professor at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and director of the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science in New Brunswick, New Jersey. “No difference has been shown.” To read the full story.