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Officials from the Health and Human Services Department and Pentagon are holding a joint briefing Wednesday on the Trump administration’s Covid-19 vaccine program Operation Warp Speed as Americans start receiving Pfizer‘s shots.
The briefing comes a day earlier than the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee votes on whether or not to suggest Moderna‘s vaccine for emergency use. A positive vote from the committee will possible clear the pathway to Moderna’s vaccine turning into the second accredited to be used within the U.S. behind Pfizer’s.
U.S. officials have stated they count on to distribute about 40 million doses of vaccine by the top of this yr, sufficient to inoculate about 20 million folks because the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines each require two shots weeks aside.