FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for states’ rollout

By: - December 14, 2020 11:40 am
A Covid-19 vaccine vial and a syringe (Getty Images)

A Covid-19 vaccine vial and a syringe (Getty Images)

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized for emergency use the first COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S., a decision that serves as the starting gun for the vaccine logistics efforts that states have been preparing for months.

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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