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US government to start distributing COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved

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A limited number of vaccine doses are expected to be available by the end of the year

The US government on Wednesday said it would begin distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine within one day of receiving regulatory approval. A limited number of vaccine doses are expected to be available by the end of the year.

Ministry of Health and Defense officials spoke to reporters on Wednesday and then released documents on distribution plans to be sent to state and municipal governments..

The federal government will distribute vaccines between states based on the number of vulnerable populations that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends to vaccinate first..US government to start distributing COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved Medical professionals are expected to be among them..

The published document states that “a limited number of doses of COVID-19 vaccine may be available by early November 2020 if the vaccine is approved or licensed by the FDA by then, but the number of doses available could increase significantly in 2021.”.

Officials also said they are working to ensure that patients do not have to pay for the vaccine..

On Wednesday, answering questions from reporters at the White House, President’s spokeswoman Kaylee McEnani reiterated that the Trump administration’s goal remains the same – to get an effective coronavirus vaccine “as quickly as possible.”.

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