Pfizer says it is sitting on liquid gold — a warehouse filled with the COVID-19 vaccine — however it could possibly’t get phrase from the federal government on the place to ship them.
The pharma large made the surprising revelation in response to allegations it was having points with manufacturing and distribution of its vaccine after efficiently transport the primary batch out earlier this week. Practically 3 million doses have already been despatched out, however now Pfizer’s pointing a finger on the federal authorities.
Pfizer says, “We’ve got hundreds of thousands extra doses sitting in our warehouse however, as of now, now we have not obtained any cargo directions for extra doses.”
The information comes as Moderna is on the verge of getting the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization, which might put 2 COVID vaccines on the open market.
The extra the merrier, clearly, but it surely does not bode nicely if the federal government actually is having points coordinating distribution of only one vaccine.