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Trump health officials prepare to distribute coronavirus vaccine within 24 hours of OK from FDA

September 16, 2020


The U.S. government plans to transport a coronavirus vaccine to distribution sites across the U.S. within 24 hours after the Food and Drug Administration grants an emergency authorization or approval, senior administration officials said Wednesday.

The government will use medical supply company McKesson as its main distributor for the vaccine, Paul Ostrowski, who is overseeing logistics for the Trump administration’s Covid-19 vaccine program Operation Warp Speed, said during a press call with reporters. “We will move [the vaccine] as fast as possible within a day or so.”

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