According to Fox News, on Friday local time, US President Trump said at a White House press conference that the United States would not have had not had it been for him overseeing research and development in the Oval Office.
“We are far ahead in vaccines,” Trump said. If it weren’t for me, you wouldn’t have a vaccine for the next four years.”
Trump also claimed that large pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer remained silent about positive results during vaccine trials, which were not announced until the end of the election, because the Trump administration was taking action to lower drug prices, which was detrimental to large pharmaceutical companies. Pfizer previously said that the time when its results were released was not related to election day.
According to AFP Washington, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech confirmed that they will apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency authorization for the use of their coronavirus vaccine on Friday local time, which is also the first coronavirus vaccine in the United States to apply for authorization. .
The two companies announced earlier that a complete trial study showed that the vaccine is 95% effective in protecting people from the coronavirus.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not yet said how long it will take to study the vaccine data, but the U.S. government expects to give the green light to the vaccine in the first two weeks of December. Compilation/Xue Fan)