by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/09/20, 05:11 pm
The United States’ northern neighbors should start getting immunized against the coronavirus within days, and the United Kingdom began rolling out the shots this week. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s independent advisers plan to meet Thursday to debate whether Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have presented sufficient evidence of the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness to grant emergency use authorization. If they approve it as expected, distribution could begin within days.