Dr. Beth Bell told ACIP attendees the humbling statistic that one American is dying from a COVID-19 related ailment every minute of the day.
"As long as you are susceptible, you are part of the problem, not part of the solution," the nation's top infectious disease expert said in an interview with Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg Monday.
Moderna announced a study of the vaccine candidate involving 30,000 people found the treatment was over 94 percent effective against COVID and it was seeking an Emergency Use Authorization.
The biotechnology company said its ongoing phase 3 study suggests the vaccine is 94.1 percent effective.
The president continued to push unverified claims in his first TV interview since the election on Sunday, while Biden's office revealed that the Democrat twisted his ankle.
"The powers have not been used yet, but they've been on the books for over 25 years and it's important that Floridians know that this power can't be exercised by government, because it's just too much an invasion of their personal liberties," said Florida State Representative Anthony Sabatini.
Health workers, people over 65, or those with specific medical conditions are among the list of people who may receive the coronavirus vaccine first, should initial supplies be scarce.
Thanksgiving also marked the 17th consecutive day that hospitalizations in the U.S. hit a new record, according to the COVID Tracking Project.
Defense minister Sergei Shoigu said thousands would get the jab by the end of the year, following an order from President Vladimir Putin.
As cases rise across the U.S., Tennessee schools remain open, there is no statewide mask mandate and no official limits on Thanksgiving gatherings.
AstraZeneca announced the results of its late-stage trials Monday, following similar announcements by Moderna and Pfizer.
Prince William told researchers behind a new COVID vaccine that the hard work had been visible on their faces when he visited them in June.
More than four in 10 Americans say they won't get the COVID vaccine when it becomes available. Big problem: Even a highly effective vaccine won't do much to rein in the pandemic if enough people can't be persuaded to get the shot.
The civil rights activist spoke of a need to address the racial disparity in the impact of COVID-19, as he spoke of vaccines needing to be rolled out in an equal manner.
"I believe that the good news of the vaccine, that it's coming, should not relax the caution that everybody is taking," said Albert Bourla.
A spokesperson for the California governor said he and his family have all tested negative for COVID.
As "Trump Vaccine" trended on Twitter, one user said: "I thought electing Biden was the Trump Vaccine."
Network's contributor told "Fox and Friends" that Trump could "become kind of a generic name" for the vaccine.
The new COVID-19 vaccine developments from Pfizer and Moderna are already showing promise for a struggling travel industry.
The move comes after Pfizer-BioNTech claimed their vaccine is 95 percent effective in preventing COVID.
The Microsoft co-founder, whose foundation is funding COVID-19 vaccine development, urged the public not to get complacent about fighting the coronavirus.
Strict restrictions that have closed businesses and banned gatherings across Europe appear to be working - but COVID deaths are still worryingly high.
The huge volume of COVID-19 vaccine doses needed to combat the pandemic will require speedy, precise handling in the U.S. and worldwide. Failure to meet stringent handling requirements means the vaccine, like spoiled lobster, will go bad and must be thrown out.
"[The vaccine] is not a silver bullet. What we need is we need surveillance to be stronger, we need public health measures," Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said on Thursday.
"There has not been a single case of a serious adverse event. People have had only mild symptoms," said Liu Jingzhen, chairmen of Sinopharm.
Promising coronavirus vaccine candidates have surfaced this month as the virus continues to surge across the U.S. Behind the scenes, distribution deals have already been made.
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The singer put $1 million toward the vaccine's development in 2020.
In a Gallup poll, 58 percent of Americans said they would accept an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine if it were available at no cost.
The "Nine to Five" singer's name began trending on Twitter after word got out that her contribution went to the successful Moderna trial, with many joking that she had cured coronavirus.