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COVID-19: US FDA allows emergency use of vaccine

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  • Post last modified:12/12/2020
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump took to the Twitter to proclaim that first immunisations to contain COVID-19 Pandemic would take place “in less than 24 hours.”

His announcement came following FDA’s  Denise Hinton’s correspondence addressed to Pfizer: “I’ am authorising the emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for the prevention of Covid-19.”

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, is expected to roll-out shortly all over the USA.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.