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US regulator FDA gives full approval to Pfizer’s Kovid-19 vaccine

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Washington, Aug 23 (AP) The United States on Monday fully approved Pfizer’s anti-Covid-19 vaccine, and this could strengthen public confidence in vaccines at a time when the country is facing the most contagious form of the coronavirus. Has been doing. A vaccine developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech has received full approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which previously did not have enough evidence to decide on the safety of a vaccine. Emergency use of Pfizer vaccine began in the US in December

Washington, Aug 23 (AP) The United States on Monday fully approved Pfizer’s anti-Covid-19 vaccine, and this could strengthen public confidence in vaccines at a time when the country is facing the most contagious form of the coronavirus. Has been doing. A vaccine developed by Pfizer and its partner BioNTech has received full approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which previously did not have enough evidence to decide on the safety of a vaccine. Emergency use of the Pfizer vaccine began in the US in December, and more than 200 million doses have been given since then.

Acting FDA Commissioner Janet Woodcock said, “The public can have full confidence that this vaccine meets the high standards of safety, efficacy and manufacturing quality that the FDA requires for a product to be approved.” ‘

According to Pfizer, the US has become the first country to fully approve the vaccine, and the company’s CEO, Albert Burla, expressed hope in a statement that the decision “will help to increase people’s trust in our vaccines where there is a need to save lives.” The best option before us is vaccination.

More than half of the US population is fully vaccinated and vaccinated by one of the companies Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson.

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The FDA is also allowing emergency use of the third dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines for people with extremely weakened immune systems. These also include patients who have had organ transplants and do not develop immunity to two doses of the vaccine.

AP Vaibhav Avinash

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