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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hawaii health officials are hopeful the first round of COVID-19 vaccines could be distributed before the end of 2020. There are two vaccine candidates, one by Pfizer and the other by Moderna.
Pfizer submitted its application to the Federal Drug Administration on Nov. 20 for emergency use authorization. The vaccine is 95% effective, and if approved, 44,000 Hawaii residents could get the vaccine before Christmas.
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