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The departments of Well being and Human Companies and Protection are holding a joint briefing Tuesday on the Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccine program Operation Warp Velocity as states put together to distribute doses as early as subsequent month.
The briefing comes 4 days after Pfizer and its associate BioNTech utilized for an emergency use authorization from the Meals and Drug Administration for his or her Covid-19 vaccine. The FDA course of is predicted to take a number of weeks, and an advisory committee assembly to assessment the vaccine has been scheduled for early December.
Pfizer introduced on July 22 that the U.S. agreed to purchase 100 million doses of its vaccine for as much as $1.95 billion. The settlement, which is a part of Operation Warp Velocity, permits the U.S. to accumulate a further 500 million vaccine doses.
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