CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Moderna claims its’ coronavirus vaccine is showing promise in monkeys.
The Cambridge-based company said a new study found primates who were given the vaccine were able to fight off the virus.READ MORE: Two Arrested After Paintball Shooting Spree In Worcester
The findings were published in the New England Journal of Medicine Tuesday.READ MORE: Body Found In Connecticut River As Chicopee Police Search For Missing Boy
This does not guarantee that the vaccine will work for humans but Moderna said in a statement it is “cautiously optimistic.”MORE NEWS: I-Team: Revere Residents Plan Protest Over New Parking Meters
The bio-tech company began phase three of its clinical trial Monday as it started testing the vaccine on 30,000 people.