Boeing’s 737 Max Returns; Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Proves 95% Effective
As Covid cases rise and states impose new curfews to stem the spread, Pfizer & BioNtech have unveiled their coronavirus vaccine’s final data analysis. Their vaccine proved 95% effective in preventing the coronavirus, higher than preliminary data originally revealed. Former FDA Commissioner and Pfizer board member Dr. Scott Gottlieb discusses the bumpy but significantly shorter road to the end of the pandemic. He addresses next steps for lawmakers, Moderna, and Pfizer as they strategize vaccine supply and distribution. Plus, the Federal Aviation Administration has cleared the Boeing 737 Max to fly again, 20 months after it grounded the aircraft in the wake of two deadly crashes. In a CNBC exclusive interview, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson recounts the plane’s extensive safety reviews, discusses the journey ahead to restore confidence in the aircraft, and addresses concerns about his own agency’s relationship with Boeing.