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Pfizer and BioNTech to Submit to FDA for Emergency Authorization for Their Coronavirus Vaccine

"We have a plan in place that the moment the FDA concludes that the [coronavirus] vaccine is safe and effective, we have a system in place to begin within 24 hours to ship that to hospitals and health care officials and 24 hours after that injecting that vaccine into Americans."

Vice President Mike Pence, speaking late last week at a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, as reported by CNN Health in its story, “Pfizer and BioNTech to submit to FDA [Friday] for emergency authorization for their coronavirus vaccine.”