JOE BIDEN ANNOUNCES HIS COVID-19 TASKFORCE
As the United States reaches nearly 10 million COVID-19 cases, President-elect Joe Biden, announced his COVID-19 Taskforce early Monday.
Dr Vivek Murthy, former surgeon general and David Kessler, former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, will lead the task force.
He also pointed that Yale University Professor, Dr Marcella Nunez Smith, will also help guide the group.
Meanwhile, worldwide infections surpassed 50 million having more than 1.2 million deaths, since the beginning of the pandemic.
In newly released data on the first 94 trial participants to come down with COVID-19, the vaccine was found to be more than 90% effective in preventing the disease.
Pfizer is the first drug company to release data from a large, phase 3 trial as it and several other companies are working to produce a COVID-19 vaccine that is safe and effective.