The U.S. could produce 2.3 billion doses of COVID 19 next year

The U.S. could produce 2.3 billion doses of COVID 19 next year

Us Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday that vaccines developed by US companies Pfizer and Medina will be licensed by the US Food and Drug Administration and distributed within weeks. U.S. officials say Moderna vaccine is likely to be approved within seven to 10 days of Pfizer receiving EUA, and states are ready to begin distribution within 24 hours.Pfizer said it expected to produce up to 50m doses of the vaccine this year, enough to protect 25m