MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The FDA could grant emergency use authorization for Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine by the end of the week and Governor Ron DeSantis says he expects shipments will go out almost immediately.
The governor announced that another 450,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine were expected over the next few weeks.READ MORE: Florida's Lobster Mini Season Is Nearly Here
But those shipments are on hold because of production issues.READ MORE: CDC Recommends Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated People Again In Some Indoor Settings
DeSantis says an announcement on how the state will handle vaccinations for nursing home residents will come Wednesday.
On Tuesday, DeSantis held a press conference at Okeechobee Steakhouse in West Palm Beach to discuss the importance of keeping businesses open in Florida.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'
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