Clinical trials first showed efficacy rates of 95% for both Pfizer and Moderna and 66%for Johnson & Johnson. While all the COVID vaccines are new, the science behind how they were made and tested is well established.
According to the CDC, all three vaccines are proving just as effective as their trials suggested. What’s more, data suggests that all three protect against most newly emerging variants of the virus.
At BCBSND, we are working with the North Dakota Department of Health to encourage all North Dakotans to get vaccinated. We are ensuring that our members get access at no cost and helping to educate the public on the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines.
For more information on our expanded coverage and other provider resources, visit the COVID-19 Resource Center.