The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the emergency use of two coronavirus vaccines, and U.S. President-elect Biden plans to vaccinate against the novel coronavirus on the 21st.
Biden’s transition team said that the Bidens will be publicly vaccinated against the coronavirus on the 21st, hoping to help the American people build confidence in vaccination against the coronavirus, after Vice President Pence and other officials had been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
White House press secretary Kelly McEnany has also said President Trump is open to getting a coronavirus vaccine and that he will get it when the medical team thinks it’s appropriate.
On the 18th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the emergency authorization application for the use of the coronavirus vaccine developed by the American biotechnology company moderna .
This is the second approved COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the United States, and it is allowed for use in people aged 18 and above. In a statement, the DA stressed that prior to the decision to approve the emergency use authorization, the safety, efficacy and production quality information of the vaccine had been comprehensively evaluated.
On the 11th of this month, the U.S. Drug Administration approved the emergency use of the coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the German Biotechnology Company.
According to the official website of the U.S. Drug Administration, through emergency use authorization mechanisms, including vaccines and other unapproved medical responses, can be allowed to be put into use in public health emergencies such as the coronavirus pandemic when necessary standards are met and no other approved alternatives are available.
However, emergency use authorization does not amount to formal approval.