December 14th According to the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine can now be used in the United States.
According to CNN on the 13th, Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accepted the recommendation of the agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices that the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine can be used for people aged 16 and above. CNN said that this means that the vaccine can be used in the United States.
On the 11th local time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the emergency license for the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine. Pfizer began shipping the vaccine on the 13th, and the first batch of vaccines are expected to start on the morning of the 14th.