• US Covid-19 vaccinations may begin as soon as December 11, reach enough people for return to normalcy in May - program chief

    9 days ago - By RT

    Americans may receive Pfizer's new Covid-19 vaccine from December 11, and the country's immunization rate could climb high enough to allow for a return to normalcy around May, the initiative's chief scientific adviser has said.
    An FDA vaccine advisory committee is scheduled to meet on December 10 and may grant Pfizer's request for emergency use authorization that day, Dr. Moncef Slaoui said on Sunday during an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper. The Trump administration stands ready to ship the vaccine to immunization sites in all 50 states within 24 hours, he said, so the first doses would...
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  • Coronavirus vaccine czar said Moderna will seek an emergency use authorization for its vaccine by the end of November

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

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Moderna will seek emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the month, Moncef Slaoui, the head of Operation "Warp Speed," the White House effort to develop and administer the vaccine, said Sunday during an appearance on ABC News' "This Week."
    Pfizer, which also last week announced it had developed a vaccine to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, filed for emergency use authorization Friday. A panel of outside experts that advises the FDA is expected to meet...
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  • First COVID-19 Vaccinations Expected As Early As Dec. 11, White House Vaccine Czar Says

    First COVID-19 Vaccinations Expected As Early As Dec. 11, White House Vaccine Czar Says

    9 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Herd immunity could be reached by mid-2021 if the overwhelming majority of Americans get vaccinated, said Moncef Slaoui.
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  • US could begin COVID-19 vaccinations by December 11: Official

    US could begin COVID-19 vaccinations by December 11: Official

    9 days ago - By Al Jazeera

    Moncef Slaoui, head of a federal vaccine development programme, says the first vaccines could be shipped mid-December.
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  • Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

    Americans will hopefully begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine as early as December 11, 'Warp Speed' advisor says

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Some Americans could "hopefully" receive the vaccine for COVID-19 as soon as December 11 or 12, Moncef Slaoui, the chief science advisor of the White House's vaccine effort, " Operation Warp Speed ," said Sunday.
    Slaoui, who was tapped to head the White House effort to develop a vaccine earlier this year, told CNN's Jake Tapper during an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union" that he and his colleagues hoped to ship the vaccine to immunization sites within 24 hours of receiving approval to do so by the Food and Drug Administration.
    A panel of outside experts that...
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