President Joe Biden tried to minimize the possibility of not having enough vaccines
According to CNN, the US Food and Drug Administration and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are preparing to issue an announcement the next morning.
He was referring to Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine, whose production delays and factory closures have caused extensive management problems. Two people familiar with the matter said that because of the lack of details, White House officials did not immediately notify the president.
On the contrary, they don’t know what the FDA and CDC say when they go to bed. It was not until the news came out at around 7 am Eastern Time on Tuesday that West Wing Company understood the full content of the decision and made a summary to Biden: The health agency recommended not to use any of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines. drug. This vaccine was given after a very rare blood clotting event was reported in six patients.
Officials worry that they insist that this disclosure will not pose a problem for Americans to buy vaccines, but it may still erode hard-won people’s confidence in vaccine safety. The early morning alert triggered riots in states preparing to take the Johnson & Johnson dose within a few hours. In a midday conference call with the governor lasting 30 to 45 minutes, government health officials heard frustrated and worried about this measure.
When Biden delivered a speech in the Oval Office at noon, he tried to minimize the possibility of insufficient vaccinations. But it did not address new concerns about vaccination, which may constitute the biggest obstacle to achieving immunization.
Biden said: “For every American, there is basically 100% no doubt that there are enough vaccines.” He insisted that the other two licensed vaccines purchased by the United States from Pfizer and Moderna are sufficient for the country. vaccination.