Pfizer/BioNTech said it may have data as early as October and Moderna says it could have similar evidence in November.
"Each of the information in our USA program could be assessed not only by the FDA's scientists but also by an outside panel of independent experts at a publicly held assembly convened by the bureau".
The FDA will require the vaccine to prove effective and safe, while Pfizer will have to demonstrate it is capable of producing large scale production.
"Once we have a vaccine, we can aim to have population immunity, herd immunity, because you'll need to vaccinate at least 70 per cent of people, have them protected, to really break the transmission", she said.
Sanofi SA and GlaxoSmithKline Plc are also working on developing a vaccine they say could be authorized next year.
A BioNTech spokesperson confirmed the time frame for the potential EUA application to the FDA.
Maine's minorities make up about 5 percent of the state's 1.3 million people, but 25 percent of the COVID-19 cases.
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Visitors from New Zealand are only allowed to visit if they haven't been to a designated hotspot in the last 14 days. The Prime Minister said the arrival of our first global tourists in six months was a "real turning point".
"The spread of the coronavirus appeared to be accelerating this week in the USA with a key indicator in 44 of the 50 states and Washington, D.C. flashing an "ominous" warning sign", a health official told the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. Trials of two candidate vaccines - made by Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly - were "paused" recently over safety concerns.
In early August, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory, announcing the roll-out of the Sputnik V vaccine before Phase 3 trials had begun.
But Mr. Trump hasn't been shy about pushing for emergency approval of a vaccine before voters have their say on November 3, as he emphasizes drug therapies and a vaccine over mitigation methods such as mask-wearing or societal lockdowns.
"Here in Maine, we are planning for the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine, whenever that might be", Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said during his Thursday news conference.
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He got Manuel Margot to hit a grounder to third baseman Alex Bregman, who barehanded it and threw him out to end the inning. Baker's odds, while still long, don't seem as impossible as they did after the Astros fell into a 3-0 series hole.
Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Health Steven Stack says the first phase will help those most at risk, such as health care workers and first responders.
"For months, it's been necessary to remind Kentuckians that there is no cure for COVID-19 and that no vaccine exists", Stack said in the release.
Another leading US contender, Moderna Inc., previously announced the earliest it could seek authorization of its own vaccine would be November 25. The U.S. government is deciding who would be first in line, nearly certainly health care workers, and estimates there may be enough for widespread vaccinations in the spring.
"Un attentat terroriste islamiste caractérisé", selon Macron — Professeur décapité
Selon des informations de France Inter, l'assaillant présumé serait un parent d'élève âgé de 28 ans, d'origine tchétchène. Un homme armé d'un couteau a été abattu vers 17 heures par la police à Eragny dans le Val d'Oise.