U.S. could have enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by March, says AzarChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 9, 2020
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday the United States could have enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American as early as March.
Secretary Alex Azar
"We project having enough for every American who wants a vaccine by March to April 2021," he said.
Azar said the United States is currently manufacturing doses for all six potential vaccines backed by the U.S. government across more than 23 manufacturing facilities.
Several vaccines of the United States are in late stage trials including from Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson. The country is also obtaining the needles, syringes, bottles and other supplies needed for immunizations, according to Azar. ■