The United States of America is set to decide
how to distribute their Covid-19 vaccine in the near future itself.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
is scheduled to convene a meeting to discuss the matter.
At present, there are at least two vaccines
are awaiting the approval of the CDC. They are Moderna and Pfizer.
The Food and Drug Administration is also
expected to convene a meeting in order to discuss the matter of vaccination.
They will decide whether they should give
their final approval to the vaccines which have passed the trials.
The matter of Pfizer will be discussed by the
FDA on 10th December. Likewise, the matter of Moderna will be
discussed on 17th December.
In the initial phase of vaccination, the vaccination
will be offered to healthcare workers and care home residents.
From a communication Vice President Mike Pence
has sent to US governors, it is learned that the vaccination will begin on 14th
The US has witnessed more than 13.6 million Covid-19 cases so far. The country has also seen around 2,70,000 deaths because of the virus outbreak.
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