Here is calming news States will soon be receiving the first doses of covid-19 vaccines in the mid- December, but will make their own decisions as to who will be the first to get the shot.
So an estimation of about 6.4 million doses of Pfizer’s vaccine will be given in the states and territories by the mid of December, as they assume that they will receive the authorization by the Food and Drug Administration by that point.
As per the reports the states official were pre notified as to how many doses they will receive in the initial distribution, as they have to make their own decisions, as who will be the first in the priorities list.
As per the Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday gave a word that the agency is working on the recommendation for whom to be given the dose first, and as per the suggestion it is said that health care workers, people living in nursing homes and other vulnerable people should be in the line first.
“Governors will decide whom the vaccine is given to. We are hoping that our recommendation will carry the green light with them at the end of the day, they will make there decisions,” statement given by Azar.
And as per the expectation the officials said that 40 million doses will be ready by the end of this year. and as per Azar the medicine for general will be made available in the second quarter of the next year.
So last week they went to FDA to get issued an emergency use and authorization for its vaccine, which came out to be 95% effective in the clinical trials. But as of now its uncertain as to when will FDA make its decision.
As of now Pfizer is the only one to ask for emergency use of its vaccine and for the authorization so far, but as we saw Moderna has also recently announced that its vaccine is 94.5% effective is all set to file a request in the coming week.