Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna to apply for emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine | One America News Network

Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Pfizer and BioNTech will be requesting Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Friday.“And now, Pfizer’s partner, BioNTech has announced they intend to file for Emergency Use Authorization at the FDA,” he announced. “We would expect to see Moderna filing soon also.”Both Pfizer and BioNTech released interim results of their COVID-19 vaccine trials, which demonstrated a 90 percent effectiveness rate. Later, finalized results showed effectiveness to be closer to 95 percent.Azar also noted Pfizer’s planned application with the FDA will be reviewed by an independent board of scientists before being granted. Once the FDA grants Pfizer and BioNTech authorization, they plan to ship millions of doses of the vaccine within 24-hours.

Source: Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna to apply for emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine | One America News Network

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