As we enter our ninth full month of horrific COVID nonsense, it appears as though some sort of light is beginning to appear at the end of the tunnel.
We’ve been trying to maintain social distance. Some of us are adamant about the wearing of masks. All of us have suffered in some way or another on account of this awful virus, weather it be emotionally, medically, or financially.
Now, with the end of the year in sight, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is preparing to roll out its highly effective vaccine against the virus…just as soon as the FDA gives its approval.
“Hope and help are on the way,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, a point person in the Trump administration’s push to develop a safeguard against the disease, said the night before.
“Our work to deliver a safe and effective vaccine has never been more urgent, as we continue to see an alarming rise in the number of cases of COVID-19 globally,” Dr. Albert Bourla, Pfizer Chairman and CEO, said in a statement.
“Filing in the U.S. represents a critical milestone in our journey to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine to the world and we now have a more complete picture of both the efficacy and safety profile of our vaccine, giving us confidence in its potential,” he added.
Once the vaccine is approved for use, the federal government has prepared an intricate plan to distribute doses of the potentially life-saving medicine in a prioritized rollout that would see health care workers, first responders, and those at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19 receiving the first wave.
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