First U.S Covid-19 vaccine shipment leaves Pfizer Michigan facility

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Bureau 

Even as United States have continued to harvest huge numbers of deaths and hospitalization occasioned by novel Coronavirus  (Covid-19) infections, hope has come for victims as the first Covid-19 vaccines shipment in American soil have left Kalamazoo factory of one of the world’s drugs manufacturing companies Pfizer.

Prompt News reports that all 50 states of the U.S will receive shipments of Covid-19 vaccines by Monday.

The U.S relevant agencies including Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control (CDC) have all given authorization for the use of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines. 

FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn has told the American media that the first doses of the vaccines will be administered on priority targets latest by Monday. 

 Dr. Hahn in a statement called the authorization “a significant milestone in battling this devastating pandemic that has affected so many families in the United States and around the world.”

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