Are there any vaccines or other medical products to prevent COVID-19?
Yes. On December 11, 2020 the FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. On December 18, 2020, the FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization for the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine.
Additionally, the FDA is working with other vaccine developers, researchers, and manufacturers to help expedite the development and availability of medical products such as additional vaccines and antibodies, and drugs to prevent or treat COVID-19.
Read more about what the FDA is doing to mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
Visit CDC’s 8 Things to Know about Vaccines for information about the new COVID-19 Vaccination Program and COVID-19 vaccines.