The United States has ordered another 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as new cases of COVID-19 continue to spike during the holiday season.
Pfizer has committed to delivering the new batch by the middle of next year, after receiving the first U.S. approval for a COVID-19 vaccine just last month.
“With these 100 million additional doses, the United States will be able to protect more individuals and hopefully end this devastating pandemic more quickly,” said Albert Bourla, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer.
“We look forward to continuing our work with the U.S. government and healthcare providers around the country,” he added. Read more…..
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