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Pfizer coronavirus vaccine rollout in US ramps up as Moderna shot nears FDA approval – ABC News

Hundreds more US hospitals begin dispensing coronavirus shots to their workers in a rapid expansion of the inoculation drive, as a second vaccine moves closer to…

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A second COVID-19 vaccine has moved to the cusp of US government authorisation as hundreds more hospitals around the country began dispensing shots to their workers in a rapid expansion of the inoculation drive.
Key points:

  • The US’s Federal Drug Administration is expected to vote on approving the Moderna vaccine on Thursday local time
  • The Moderna vaccine has similar efficacy as the Pfizer shot, but is easier to store
  • The US death toll has passed 300,000 and is expected to spike over the holidays

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