Barack Obama, George Bush, and Bill Clinton Will Get On-Camera COVID Vaccine To Boost Public Confidence | 22 Words

The new of the new COVID vaccine has been hugely politicized - and now, former presidents Bush, Clinton, and Obama are stepping in.

The news that we've been waiting months for is finally here...

A vaccine for the deadly coronavirus is on the brink of completion.

The American biotech company, Moderna, has been tirelessly working on a vaccine...

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And now, the much-needed remedy could nearly be ready according to interim data.

This is unbelievably exciting news...

But the vaccine isn't without its issues. Here's the full story...

Now, we all know that 2020 has been nothing short of terrible.

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The coronavirus pandemic took the entire planet hostage back in March and things have been diabolical.

Originating in Wuhan, China, the virus spread across the world at an alarming rate...

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And at the time of writing, there are currently 65,026, 390 cases of the virus.

Over a million people have tragically died as a result...

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And even more alarmingly so, the United States of America is the worst affected country in the world - with more than 270,000 deaths alone.

There's no denying how unprepared the entire world was for this pandemic...

And Donald Trump's eagerness to tone down the virus didn't at all go to plan.

And even when the president was tested positive for COVID himself last month...

He continued to play it down and insist that we can simply "live with the virus."

This was extremely alarming for many to hear from one of the most powerful leaders in the world...

And it got us all wondering... What's the progress with the much-needed vaccine?

Pharmaceutical organizations from all around the world have been working tirelessly to discover a vaccine...

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And, for a long time, there was little luck.

However, the good news this month has slowly been trickling in.

A number of different companies have been coming forward with promising claims from their labs.

American multinational pharmaceutical corporation, Pfizer and German biotechnology company, BioNTech have both been working on their own coronavirus vaccines for the last few months...

But the vaccine everyone is talking about today has come from the biotech firm, Moderna.

Firstly, Moderna's vaccine was partly funded by country icon, Dolly Parton, who gave $1 million to the firm to aid their research.

If that isn't a reason to celebrate a vaccine, what is?

And secondly, the results from the trials have been overwhelmingly positive.

The new vaccine is nearly 95% effective, early data from Moderna shows. On the results, the company said it was a "great day" and that they plan to apply for approval to use the vaccine in the next few weeks.

However, it's still early days.

The company has only just completed their first trial, which involved 30,000 people in the US - half were given 2 doses of the vaccine, 4 weeks apart, while the rest had dummy injections.

But the vaccine has been massively politicized over the past weeks.

Conspiracy theorists are claiming that they'll refuse point blank to take the vaccine as they believe it's unsafe in some way.

So, 3 former POTUS's have stepped up.

Bush, Clinton, and Obama have all offered to take the vaccine in a public setting to prove that it's safe.

“The fact of the matter is, is that vaccines are why we don't have... diseases [like polio, smallpox and measles] that used to decimate entire populations and communities,."

"I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science, and what I don't trust is getting COVID," Obama said.

Bush has said he'll "gladly" participate.

While Clinton says he's also willing to "do it in a public setting if it will help urge all Americans to do the same."

They're setting an important example and acting is a truly Presidential way.

No word from Trump yet... Want more news on COVID? Scroll on for Biden's latest move.