FDA to ‘rapidly work’ towards emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

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The Foods and Drug Administration said right now that subsequent yesterday’s good advisory committee assembly outcome about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, it would fast perform towards finalization and issuance of an emergency use authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

The Fda gave no precise timeline.

The agency has also notified the U.S. Centers for Illness Command and Avoidance and Operation Warp Pace, so they can execute their designs for well timed vaccine distribution.

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Approval usually means vaccine distribution would be on Operation Warp Speed’s program for distribution to entrance-line healthcare staff and susceptible populations in lengthy-term treatment amenities by mid-month.

The Fda advisory committee has scheduled yet another assembly to review the Moderna vaccine on Thursday, December seventeen.

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