Eligibility for second dose of COVID vaccine changing Thursday

Eligibility for second dose of COVID vaccine changing Thursday

Eligibility for second dose of COVID vaccine changing Thursday

Asked if he had a vaccine strategy for the world, he said: "I have one and I'll be announcing it".

The donations will go through the COVAX vaccine program that distributes COVID-19 shots to low- and middle-income countries.

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters aboard Air Force One on Wednesday that in addition to the Pfizer purchase, Biden is also expected to take part in a combined announcement with the G7 on a comprehensive plan to end the pandemic. Moderna did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The White House announced last week that Pfizer shots would be among the first tranche of 25 million doses going to countries and regions across the world.

The United States itself has fully vaccinated more than half its entire population, and the infection rate has plummeted.

"We have had limited supply, and in recent weeks we've been using more vaccine than has been entering the country".

The company said it has selected a dose of 10 micrograms in children between 5 and 11 years of age and 3 micrograms between for infants in age-group of 6 months to five. These groups are more likely to be exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19 due to their occupations.

The New York Times reported that the United States will buy the doses at a "not-for-profit" price, citing people familiar with the deal.

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