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FDA Approves Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday night approved the first coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in the United States, several media outlets reported, clearing the way for U.S. officials to begin vaccinating millions of Americans as early as next week.

Pfizer has said it will be able to supply up to 25 million doses before the end of the year, and 100 million total vaccines by March.Credit...Justin Tallis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

White House Now Approves FDA’s New Rules that May Delay Virus Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), overcoming the White House’s initial opposition, released new safety guidelines Tuesday for drugmakers working for months on developing a Chinese virus vaccine. The move could prevent or delay introducing a potentially safe and effective final product before Election Day and beyond.

A health worker administers a flu vaccine to a woman in Mexico City, on October 3, 2020. - A national free flu vaccination campaign started in Mexico amid the COVID- 19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ / AFP) (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ/AFP via Getty Images)