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Cuomo asks Pfizer to sell its COVID-19 vaccine directly to New York as the head of WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on Pfizer to sell doses of its coronavirus vaccine directly to New York. The proposal would require Pfizer to bypass the federal government’s Operation Warp Speed campaign to vaccinate hundreds of millions of Americans. “The distribution of any doses obtained directly from Pfizer will […]
Cuomo asks Pfizer to sell its COVID-19 vaccine directly to New York as the head of WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution
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Oregon’s governor blasts Operation Warp Speed, accusing the Trump administration of ‘deception on a national scale’ over lack of coronavirus vaccine reserve

Democratic Oregon Gov. Kate Brown accused the federal government’s coronavirus vaccine rollout of “deception on a national scale.” Trump’s health secretary said Tuesday that Operation Warp Speed would start shipping out vaccine doses that were being held in reserve. But there are actually no extra doses in reserve, leaving state […]
Oregon’s governor blasts Operation Warp Speed, accusing the Trump administration of ‘deception on a national scale’ over lack of coronavirus vaccine reserve
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US states where it’s easiest, and most difficult, to get a coronavirus shot

Procuring a coronavirus shot may be easy or difficult, depending on where you live. A handful of states have managed speedy vaccine rollouts by attempting to deliver as many doses as possible or anticipating distribution challenges. Other states have struggled with technical glitches or lack of demand among healthcare workers. […]
US states where it’s easiest, and most difficult, to get a coronavirus shot
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Moncef Slaoui, head of Operation Warp Speed, reportedly resigns as the top US vaccine advisor at the request of Biden’s transition team

Operation Warp Speed’s chief advisor Moncef Slaoui has stepped down at the request of President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, CNBC reported, citing an unnamed official from the team. Operation Warp Speed is President Donald Trump’s vaccine initiative, which has dedicated almost $US10 billion to measures to fight the coronavirus. Slaoui […]
Moncef Slaoui, head of Operation Warp Speed, reportedly resigns as the top US vaccine advisor at the request of Biden’s transition team
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States that roll out vaccines the fastest will be prioritised for future doses, officials say: ‘We need doses going to where they will be administered quickly’

Starting in two weeks, states with the speediest vaccine rollouts will be prioritised for additional doses, US officials announced Tuesday. The new system is meant to incentivise states to promptly record vaccinations and prevent doses from sitting in freezers. But it could also punish states that lack the funding or […]
States that roll out vaccines the fastest will be prioritised for future doses, officials say: ‘We need doses going to where they will be administered quickly’
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Big Pharma is set to sell $40 billion worth of COVID-19 vaccines in 2021

The nascent COVID-19 vaccine market could bring drugmakers $US40 billion in sales in 2021, according to Bernstein analysts. Pfizer and Moderna, the two drugmakers to have their COVID-19 vaccines authorised by the FDA, will sell $US28 billion this year, in revenues that will likely decrease by next year. Pfizer, who […]
Big Pharma is set to sell $40 billion worth of COVID-19 vaccines in 2021