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Watch live: FDA holds briefing after granting Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid vaccine full approval


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High Meals and Drug Administration officers are holding a briefing Monday after the company granted full approval to Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.

Performing FDA Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock and Dr. Peter Marks, the company’s prime vaccine regulator, are scheduled to take part within the briefing, in accordance with a press launch.

Federal well being officers had been underneath mounting stress from the scientific neighborhood and advocacy teams to totally approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine ever because the drugmakers submitted their software to the company in early Might.

U.S. approval is prone to spur a brand new wave of vaccine mandates from company America. Main corporations have already instructed some or all of their workers that they need to get absolutely vaccinated towards Covid this fall. Nonetheless, some non-public companies could have felt hesitant about requiring the photographs, earlier than full approval, although that they had the authorized authority to take action, well being specialists say.

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