There are now at least 2 different vaccine’s expected to be available in the United State’s by September or October….
Full testing is till ongoing for the AstraZeneca vaccine…
The feds have ordered 300 million doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine from British drugmaker AstraZeneca, officials said Thursday.
The company will get up to $1.2 billion from the US Department of Health and Human Services to speed the development and production of the vaccine with the goal of delivering the first doses as early as October, according to officials.
The deal between AstraZeneca and HHS’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority includes clinical studies that will start this summer with about 30,000 US volunteers, officials said.
But AstraZeneca acknowledged that the vaccine may not work as it’s still being studied. The Food and Drug Administration must sign off on it before it’s made available, the feds said.
The contract is part of the Trump administration’s “Operation Warp Speed” initiative to make a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine widely available by January. A vaccine is considered key to ending the coronavirus crisis that has killed more than 90,000 Americans and devastated the US economy….
I doubt this is a coincidence that the vaccine drug could be available before the November Election Day….