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Pfizer Inc and BioNTech announced on Thursday the updated results that include participants inoculated for up to six months showed their COVID-19 vaccine was around 91% effective at preventing the disease, per Reuters.

“Data positions it to seek full regulatory approval for the COVID-19 shot from the US authorities,” the company further noted. “Data shows COVID-19 vaccine appears highly protective against the South Africa variant.”

Market reaction

The market mood remains upbeat following this headline and the S&P 500 Futures were last seen gaining 0.3% on the day at 3,978.