Biden Wants To Release More COVID-19 Vaccine, But Also Maintain Strategic Reserve
Rather than holding half of all vaccines produced to ensure administration of the second dose, only a portion would be held to cover for manufacturing or other problems.
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Despite limited vaccine supplies and a growing number of cases, public health officials nix the idea of giving only one dose of Jynneos to individuals exposed or at high risk, saying that two doses one month apart are required for full protection; FDA says it is working to expedite the availability by late July of an additional 786,000 doses made in Denmark.
President-Elect Biden also adds David Kessler and Andy Slavitt to his COVID-19 response team, retains Francis Collins at NIH director.
Proposal, which would increase capacity for pandemic supplies, is similar to ideas President Trump embraced pre-pandemic.