• Coronavirus vaccine czar said Moderna will seek an emergency use authorization for its vaccine by the end of November

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Moderna will seek emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the month, the coronavirus vaccine czar said Sunday.
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    Moderna, the biotech company that last week announced the results of its COVID-19 vaccine, will apply with the Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use authorization by the end of the month, Moncef Slaoui, the head of the White House Operation "Warp Speed" said Sunday.
    Pfizer, which also last week said it had successfully developed a vaccine to prevent COVID-19...
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  • Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Some Americans could "hopefully" receive the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11 or 12, Moncef Slaoui said
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    Moncef Slaoui, the head of the White House " Operation Warp Speed " said on Sunday that some Americans will begin receiving the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11.
    A panel of outside experts that advises the FDA is expected to meet on December 10 to discuss Pfizer's application for an emergency use authorization, but it's not clear how quickly FDA would act on the panel's recommendation.
    Slaoui also predicted that life for Americans could return to...
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