Scientists Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci, the founders of BioNTech, are the minds behind the world’s first efficient coronavirus vaccine. On November 9, 2020, the company’s partner, US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, said that their candidate vaccine was more than 90% effective in putting an end to the disease among enlistees. The couple has sacrificed their lives to the study of the medication of tumors (masses of cells) in the body and infectious diseases. The couple’s advanced study in the field of modified genetic code has made them renowned today. Moreover, Sahin stressed the effect of the news and posted a message of hope 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 proclaimed it the biggest medical advance in the past 100 years.