White House Announces Pfizer Will File For Emergency Use Authorization For Its Coronavirus Vaccine Friday

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Pfizer plans to file for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its coronavirus vaccine Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Thursday in the White House briefing room.

Azar, speaking to reporters during the first White House coronavirus task force briefing since July, noted Moderna will soon follow suit at the FDA for its own vaccine.

“We crafted the greatest bio-pharmaceutical research, development, manufacturing, distribution and mobilization in partnership with the Defense Department and the unwavering support of President Trump are delivering results on that,” Azar stated. “We are seeing results. They said it could not be done.”

Earlier in the briefing, Dr. Anthony Fauci — the task force’s leading immunologist — stated that Moderna and Pfizer’s work was a testament to the rapid advancements made by both... (Read more)