Azar Expects 40M COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Ready to Distribute By End of December

Source: FierceHealthcare

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar expects 40 million doses of Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines will be ready for distribution by the end of December as providers must gear up now to allocate the doses, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

Azar gave an update on vaccine distribution as part of Operation Warp Speed on Wednesday. His remarks come as both Pfizer and Moderna have reported high efficacy for their COVID-19 vaccine candidates of more than 90%, and both are expected to seek emergency approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) soon.

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