FDA Covid-19 Vaccine Approval Imminent, As UK Starts Giving Shots

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LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 08: A nurse prepares to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to patients at Croydon University Hospital, at the start of the largest ever immunization program in the UK's history on December 8, 2020. (PDan Charity - Pool/Getty Images))

President-elect Joe Biden announced an ambitious plan Tuesday to vaccinate 50 million Americans against the coronavirus in his first 100 days of office. The announcement came as the FDA reported that Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective, paving the way for U.S. approval as soon as this week. Meanwhile, British citizens began receiving their first doses. We'll talk about the latest COVID-19 vaccine developments.



Meg Tirrell, senior health & science reporter, CNBC