U.S. plans to ship 6 million Moderna Covid vaccine doses once FDA gives OK, as early as week’s end
This creative image taken in a studio in Paris on November 16, 2020, showing a syringe and a vaccine vial with the reproducted logo of a US biotech firm Moderna, illustrates the announcement of an experimental vaccine against Covid-19 from Moderna that would be nearly 95% effective, marking a second major step forward in the quest to end the Covid-19 pandemic.
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U.S. officials said Monday they plan to ship just under 6 million doses of Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine once the Food and Drug Administration issues an approval for emergency use, which could come as early as Friday.
Medical supply company McKesson will obtain the doses from Moderna for packaging and distribution to 3,285 sites across the country, Gen. Gustave Perna, who oversees logistics for President Donald Trump’s vaccine program Operation Warp Speed, told …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]