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By Jana Hill 

COVID-19 vaccine endorsed for emergency use

FDA approval anticipated


Last updated 12/11/2020 at 4:38pm

The FDA is expected to approve a vaccine for COVID-19, a medical innovation with the potential to end the pandemic sometime in 2021.

The committee meeting that advised approval was planned in an open meeting and livestreamed for public view.

"The FDA recognizes that transparency and dialogue are critical for the public to have confidence in COVID-19 vaccines. I want to assure the American people that the FDA's process and evaluation of the data for a potential COVID-19 vaccine will be as open and transparent as possible," said FDA Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn, M.D. in a statement posted bef...

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