(CBS DETROIT) – Pfizer and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines were found to be highly effective against new coronavirus variants.

This includes variants found in India and England.

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Pfizer’s vaccine was at least 88 percent effective in preventing symptomatic COVID-19 cases.

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AstraZeneca’s shots were 60 percent effective against the variant found in India.

Data shows getting both shots was vital because effectiveness was 50 percent or less after just one dose.

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