Why It Could Take Months For Pfizer Vaccine To Be Widely Available After FDA Emergency Authorization

Why It Could Take Months For Pfizer Vaccine To Be Widely Available After FDA Emergency Authorization 1


Former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden joined MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle to discuss Pfizer's new announcement that it was seeking emergency use authorization from the FDA. Dr. Frieden stressed that while this was great news, it could be 'many months' before the vaccine was widely distributed and people needed to be stay vigilant. Aired on 11/20/2020.
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Why It Could Take Months For Pfizer Vaccine To Be Widely Available After FDA Emergency Authorization | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

44 Comments on "Why It Could Take Months For Pfizer Vaccine To Be Widely Available After FDA Emergency Authorization"

  1. The Shallow State suffers from Herd Stupidity.

  2. Just practice scientifically proven methods of prevention please!!!

  3. That’s the first time that someone is seriously mentioning paid sick leave, e.g. as in Germany for six weeks!

    • Yep, same here. Socialism not that bad after all.😉

    • There isn’t paid sick leave in the US? Your country never fails to surprise and disappoint me.

    • @KennyTew2 like there is no protection against firing in case of sickness!

    • @Mein Depp In the UK employers are required to make reasonable adjustments to support sick workers, ultimately though, they can let you go if you are no longer fit for work. How that works in practice depends on how good (or big enough to accommodate) your employer is.

      Where I work a colleague was off ill for over six months on full pay and returned with no penalty. I know because I was part of the small team covering his work. (They were trying to recruit cover, but we are fairly niche) Equally though when I had my own problems a few years ago I must have had about 7 weeks off in total and they were nothing but supportive. I’m not saying that’s standard here in the UK, I know I’m lucky, but can you imagine how willing I am to go the extra mile for an employer that genuinely cares for its staff?

  4. hope we can get it together for the vaccine better than we have the testing, still inadequate

  5. William H. Baird | November 20, 2020 at 11:36 AM | Reply

    Let’s see if the Republicans in the SENATE stand up for Americans’ health, or not!
    They better!

    • @William H. Baird………..I Wouldnt hold your breath(while wearing your Mask) waiting for your answer. We Already know the Answer

    • William H. Baird | November 20, 2020 at 2:39 PM | Reply

      @Todd Dillon If they are that stupid then Moscow Mitch McConnel will have those American Covid 19 on his record and the GOP will be shamed. They will also lose seats in the midterms!

    • @William H. Baird I DONT think, they are Thinking that way. Mitch could care less about the two of us Brother!

    • William H. Baird | November 20, 2020 at 3:03 PM | Reply

      @Todd Dillon Then he will be shamed as Americans of both Blue and Red stripes will die needlessly

    • @William H. Baird You Are Correct Sir!!! Let the Shaming Begin!! Stay Strong-Wear Our Masks!!

  6. SOME of us made changes. A LOT of us did absolutely NOTHING to stop the spread of virus

    • Diabolus_Musica | November 20, 2020 at 11:51 AM | Reply

      Not only did nothing, did stupid things repeatedly to spread it further.

    • Yep. All the idiots out rioting definitely didn’t help

    • @Woolfy 1. They were protests not riots. A very small percentage of the thousands and thousands of protestors across the country resorted to rioting and a significant number of people arrested for that had ties to malitias and white supremacist groups. 2. The protests began early on in the pandemic when we knew far less about transmission of the virus. Still, protestors wore masks, were outside and were not routinely bunched together because they were moving. And the protests happened because the systemic racism in policing in this country had lead to the unnecessay and cruel death of yet another black man. And You, on the other hand, clearly were not horrified by the death of George Floyd and so didn’t participate. But still, I’m guessing, you didn’t wear a mask and whined about wanting a haircut. See the difference moron?

    • @Patty Kelly ​ Wow. You are a fool. Get the facts straight before you go blabbering on about things you cannot / do not understand. The “Protesting” was anything but that. Plenty of businesses / private property destroyed. Costing 1 billion (some say upwards of 2 billion). It is anything but Racism.

  7. Leave. your studio Stephanie. People are not wearing masks and going out to restaurants and not wearing masks. People are having house parties. All insisting this is still a hoax. Its exploding in mostly republican states I wonder why?

  8. Trump says if there’s no bleach in the needle I don’t want it

  9. Here’s why schools are closed and bars are open: liquor license fees, excise taxes on alcohol, sales taxes on customer checks, aka money. Schools don’t pay taxes, they consume tax revenue. When the rubber hits the road, politicians go with what keeps their donors happy. Plain, simple, and frankly sad.

  10. That Trump guy having packed rallies around the country probably had something to do with it.

  11. Guess we’ll never see that great healthcare plan now, huh? 😏 Sidenote, I wonder how much Bidencare will differ from Obamacare and how much of it will pass in the senate considering how hard they tried to dismantle the ACA, smh. These people not f*cked up about the little guy having insurance. If he can’t afford it, that’s his problem. 🤮

  12. Donald Trump’s motto what’s the sense of having all this great power if you can’t abused it

  13. Harris Biden 2020 WON !!! | November 20, 2020 at 12:37 PM | Reply

    Please wear a mask today it’s more effective then waiting for a vaccine, we’re having exploding number of cases because all the Republicans and Trump wanted to hold mass COVID-19 spreading events Trump is still 100% in control of this pandemic , It’s still trumps 100% responsibility to take care of America not hiding in his bunker and go play golf

  14. Harris Biden 2020 WON !!! | November 20, 2020 at 12:39 PM | Reply

    When Trump virus travels the trump virus travels with them

  15. About 200-250 million Americans do not give a single f*** about anyone else outside their own household, if it causes them the tiniest of inconvenience. Ironically, one of the least meaningful words in the US the last 2-3 decades, is “us” . And the primary keyword in the nation today, is “me”.

  16. Funny: Virus spreads faster if people talk loudly. No wonder the numbers are high in USA!

  17. michael caraway | November 20, 2020 at 2:10 PM | Reply

    The truth about these vaccines in today’s biotechnology is they were formulated via computer the day after the genome of the virus was mapped in the spring of this year. They have been being produced from the computer generated formula to initial testing in labs since that time and have been going through testing all along. This started and was going along when the insane orange clown was still calling the virus “a liberal hoax’ or saying it will “be gone by April” . These vaccines have nothing to do with any political party or political input.

  18. Virgínia Dias | November 20, 2020 at 2:31 PM | Reply

    If only people would learn to distinguish essential from non essential we would ALL certainly be way better than what we are!

  19. If you have a big family Thanksgiving, expect a small family funeral this Christmas.

  20. Look at the lead pfser guy, echo sounds Russian sold stock that look suspicious. Then trump, today, was really angry at them for not rolling out vac before election. There’s something that stinks here

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