Right now, the three COVID-19 vaccines on the U.S. market are for adults. You must be 18 or older to get Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, and 16 or older for the vaccine made by Pfizer. Clinical trials are now underway for younger children.
Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control provided an update on the vaccine distribution efforts in the state.
COVID-19 vaccine makers tell Congress to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month.
Prisma Health announced that it delivered its 100,000th dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday.
Pfizer BioNTech says they’re hoping to deliver at least two billion vaccine doses globally by the end of the year. Monday’s number is well over the 1.3 billion doses previously mentioned.
Pfizer and Moderna say they are testing to see if their vaccines work against the new COVID-19 strain which was found in the United Kingdom and other countries.
The empty vial from the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be put on display at a London museum.
On Thursday, an advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration recommended approving the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.
A U.S. government advisory panel has endorsed Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak.
Once the Pfizer vaccine is approved, the United States will launch one of the biggest public health efforts in generations by distributing a COVID-19 vaccine across all 50 states.