US President Joe Biden announced at the National Health Center (NIH) on Thursday that the United States has purchased another 200 million doses of the Coronavirus vaccine, which means that all adults will be provided with a two-dose vaccine.
Now we’ve bought a lot of vaccines so that we can vaccinate all of the Americans. We’ve bought hundreds of millions of servings from Pfizer and Moderna, bringing our stock to 600 million servings
The US president said the other good news is that we have reached an agreement with both companies, and they are now contractually obligated to expedite delivery of 100 million doses by the end of May instead of the previous end-June date.
Its population is about 330 million, 73 million of whom are under the age of 18.
The United States will need an additional 60 million doses.
So that every American can be vaccinated. But there are many in the country who state that they are not ready to accept the vaccine and that there is no approved vaccination for children yet.
Pfizer can be given to children up to 16 years of age, but Moderna can only be used by adults 18 years of age or older. However, these age limits may soon expand, a virologist with the US government’s Coronavirus Task Force said in January. Anthony Fauci spoke at a press conference about
Moderna is already testing a vaccine suitable for children 12 years of age and older.
Therefore, he predicts that by the end of spring and early summer, younger age groups will also receive the vaccine.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 68 million doses of the vaccine had been distributed in the country by Thursday, and about 68 percent were given.