The U.S. is going to buy 200 million doses of Moderna vaccine while six million may be ready to ship now.
President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted about the approval of Moderna vaccine. He said on Twitter: “Congratulations, the Moderna vaccine is now available!”
Congratulations, the Moderna vaccine is now available!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 19, 2020
The announcement came a day after a U.S. expert group recommended the use of Moderna vaccine on an emergency basis on Thursday.
Moderna vaccine will be the second approved Coronavirus vaccine in the country after Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine was approved on Monday.