Corona Virus Vaccine Expected to Begin Supply After 10th Of Next Month November 25 at 9:30 AM
As for the new coronavirus vaccine, U.S. Health Secretary Azar said supplies are expected to begin as early as next month after 10.
As for the novel coronavirus vaccine, Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical giant, has applied to the FDA= U.S. Food and Drug Administration for permission for emergency use this month, and pharmaceutical company Modelna has also announced plans to apply for a permit.
“A committee of FDA experts will meet next month to review permission for emergency use, and vaccines will be available after the 10th,” Azar said at a press conference Thursday.
Within 24 hours of the FDA granting permission for emergency use, the vaccine will be supplied to the U.S. and inoculated according to the priorities set by each state based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The person in charge of vaccine supply also said that the target is to supply 40 million doses by the end of next month, even if it will be supplied approximately 6.4 million times.
On the other hand, in order to store vaccines for a certain period of time or more,
In the case of Pfizer’s vaccine, minus 60 to minus 80 degrees,
Modelina’s vaccine also needs to be managed at a low temperature of minus 20 degrees, and maintenance of freezers is said to be a challenge.
Regarding this, the person in charge of vaccine supply will develop a system that can stably supply vaccines, such as conducting training for transportation.