The US pharmaceutical industry Pfizer Inc., whose vaccine for the new coronavirus is one of only two licensed by the US Federal Drug Administration (FDA), estimates that it will deliver more than 13 million doses of its product to US around mid-March, twice as much as earlier this month, according to the prepared text of the deposit that will make today in the US Congress a senior executive of the company.
Pfizer, which developed the vaccine in collaboration with German biotechnology lab BioNTech, has delivered about 40 million doses of vaccine across the United States to date and is on track to deliver 120 million doses of its product in two doses. at the end of March, based on the text of the testimony of John Young, chief executive officer of the company responsible for its operation (chief business officer).
The text adds that the company intends to supply 300 million installments to the US at the end of July, while in the whole of 2021 it intends to produce at least 2 billion installments for global use.
Based on the testimony prepared by Steven Hodge, president of Moderna Inc. – its vaccine for the new coronavirus is the second to receive an emergency FDA license – he will say today that his company plans to has delivered 100 million doses of its product, which is also given in two installments, by the end of March and 300 million by the end of July.
Johnson & Johnson believes it will be able to distribute at least 20 million doses of its own single-dose new coronavirus preparation by the end of March, after receiving permission from the regulator, according to a statement from Richard Nettles vice president . It intends to supply the country with 100 million installments by mid-2021, according to the text.
According to pharmaceutical executives, the United States is set to receive 240 million doses of vaccine by the end of March, enough to immunize about 130 million Americans, and 700 million doses by mid-year, enough for to immunize the entire population of the country.
The statements of the company executives will be made before the Energy & Trade committee of the House of Representatives, which is going to meet on the availability of vaccines for the new coronavirus.
Source: ΑΠΕ – ΜΠΕ
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