- What do you know about Pfizer/BioNTech?
- What countries are developing vaccines for coronavirus at the moment?
- efficient /ih-FISH-uhnt/
- declare /dih-KLAIR/
- infection /in-FEK-shuhn/
[noun] – a disease in a part of your body that is caused by bacteria or a virus
The bandage would reduce the risk of infection.
- treatment /TREET-muhnt/
- illness /IL-nis/
[adjective] – working or operating quickly and effectively in an organized way
Our country needs someone really efficient who can organize and make the economy run smoothly.
[verb] – to announce something clearly, firmly, publicly, or officially
They declared their support for the project.
[noun] – the use of drugs, exercises, etc. to cure a person of an illness or injury
The disease doesn’t respond to the treatment.
[noun] – a disease of the body or mind
He died after suffering from a severe illness.
Sahin stressed the importance of the news — and posted a message of optimism for the world. “I think the good message for mankind is that we now understand that COVID-19 infections can be indeed prevented by a vaccine,” he said. Albert Bourla, Pfizer’s CEO called it the biggest medical advance in the past 100 years. While the vaccine is a huge move for the scientific society, Sahin and Tureci are experts in the world of medical achievements.
- Who are the founders of BioNTech?
- How many percent is the effectiveness of the vaccine?
- Who is the CEO of Pfizer?
- According to the article, why did the couple become notable today?
- What did Bourla call the vaccine?
- If you were given a chance, would you like to be vaccinated? Why or why not?
- Do you trust this vaccine? Why?
- Have you been vaccinated? What for?
- What do you think are the possible effects of the vaccine on people?
- Do you know some scientists who became notable for their contribution to medicine? Tell me about them.