The first Americans to receive the Kovid-19 vaccine until December 11, The Express Tribune
The first Americans may receive the Kovid-19 vaccine on Sunday, December 11, the chief scientific advisor to the US government vaccine program.
Part of the “Operation War Speed” vaccine program, Dr. “Within 24 hours of approval, the vaccine will be moving and located in areas where each state has told us where they want the vaccine dose,” said Monesse Saloui. NBCmeet the Press.
Advisers from outside the US Food and Drug Administration will discuss on December 10 whether to authorize the Kovid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech for emergency use.
The vaccine, which requires two doses, approximately three weeks apart, has been shown to be 95% effective with no major safety concerns. Pfizer expects that by the end of the year there will be a sufficient dose to protect 25 million people.
The vaccine will be distributed based on the population of each state. Each state will decide who receives the vaccine first, with the recommendation of health care workers, front-line workers and the elderly facing the highest risk of dying from the virus.
About 70% of the population needs to be vaccinated to regain herd immunity, a goal the country may reach by May, he said.
The United States faces the challenge of distributing vaccines to more than 330 million Americans, while also combating misinformation about vaccines spread on social media.
Incoming White House Chief of Staff Ron Clann said information was spontaneous between President Donald Trump’s coronavirus experts and President-Elect Joe Biden’s transition team to avoid delivery delays after Biden took office on January 20 It was important to have a flow.
Saloi told ABC“This week” he did not talk to anyone from Biden’s team. Biden warned last week that “more people will die if we don’t coordinate.”
For the first time in less than a week, the number of American coronavirus cases has crossed 12 million and increased to more than 1 million cases.
Recommended against travel to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention Thank you Thursday holiday, but many Americans ignore that warning.
Posts on social media showed crowded airports around the country. Hospitals are under stress under a record number of Kovid-19 patients and doctors that number will increase after family gatherings this week.
The lack of testing has spread to many parts of the country even 10 months after the first coronavirus case was detected in the United States.
Deaths have risen to over 255,000, with many health experts warning that the deaths will rise to more than 2,000 in the coming weeks.
The country’s top infectious disease specialist, Dr. “We are clearly very clearly involved in the United States and even all over the world and even globally,” said Anthony Fauci. NBC.