First Vaccine Doses To Begin Rolling Out Early Sunday To Hundreds Of Sites
The first doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine are currently being packaged at the company’s Michigan facility and will begin rolling out for delivery Sunday morning, Operation Warp Speed chief operating officer Army Gen. Gus Perna announced Saturday morning.
Shipments are expected to reach 145 predesignated sites across all 50 states on Monday. Another 425 sites will receive shipments Tuesday, and 66 more sites will receive shipments Wednesday, for a total of about 2.9 million doses.
The plan to distribute the Pfizer vaccine with military precision was unveiled hours after the Food and Drug Administration officially approved the drug late Friday night. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted Saturday to recommend the Pfizer vaccine for use on people 16 and older. …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]