U.S.: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

U.S.: COVID-19 Vaccines – Announcements/Regulatory Actions/Deployment

 

 

HHS
News
Fact Sheet: Biden Administration Launches Nationwide Test-to-Treat Initiative Ensuring Rapid ‘On the Spot’ Access to Lifesaving COVID Treatments
March 8, 2022 | News Release

 

BARDA – U.S. Department of HHS [to 12 Mar 2022]
https://aspr.hhs.gov/newsroom/Pages/NewsRoomHome.aspx
News
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FDA
Press Announcements
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Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee– FDA
https://www.fda.gov/advisory-committees/blood-vaccines-and-other-biologics/vaccines-and-related-biological-products-advisory-committee
Calendar
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White House [U.S.] [to 12 Mar 2022]
Briefing Room – Selected Major COVID Announcements
FACT SHEET: United States Partnership with the African Union – Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
March 11, 2022 Statements and Releases
[See Perspectives above for detail]

Statement of President Joe Biden on the Justice Department Naming a Chief Pandemic Prosecutor [Fraud]

March 10, 2022 Statements and Releases

 

U.S. Department of State [to 12 Mar 2022]
https://www.state.gov/coronavirus/releases/
Media Notes
Eighth Annual U.S.-AUC High-Level Dialogue Joint Statement
March 12, 2022

 

USAID [to 12 Mar 2022]
https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/press-releases/2021
Selected Press Releases, Statements, Announcements
News
The United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ukrainians
March 10, 2022
Today, Vice President Kamala Harris announced nearly $53 million in additional humanitarian assistance from the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to support Ukrainians affected by Russia’s unjustified invasion of Ukraine.

USAID Announces $150 Million To Stimulate and Accelerate The Development Of Vaccines And Other Countermeasures Against Biological Threats
March 8, 2022
Today at the Global Pandemic Preparedness Summit hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom, Administrator Samantha Power announced that the United States, through USAID, intends to provide $150 million over three years, subject to Congressional appropriations, to support the work of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). The new commitment will support key goals of the American Pandemic Preparedness plan and G7 100 Days Mission by stimulating and accelerating the development of life-saving vaccines and other countermeasures against biological threats, including COVID-19. Once the President’s Budget Request is released, additional information will be shared about how the U.S. will help advance shared goals.

USAID Administrator Samantha Power at the Global Pandemic Preparedness Summit
March 8, 2022
We strongly share CEPI’s aspiration to produce a new, highly effective vaccine to treat any emerging, infectious disease within 100 days—and we applaud the Coalition’s work to rally the world behind this goal. That’s why we’re pleased to announce today that the United States, through USAID, intends to invest $150 million over three years, to support CEPI’s work—our largest financial investment in the Coalition to date, and we look forward to working with Congress to secure support for this critical investment.

U.S. Government Announces Largest-Ever Budget Request, $2.6 Billion, to Advance Gender Equity and Equality Around the World
March 8, 2022
Today, on International Women’s Day, USAID Administrator Samantha Power, along with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Acting Director Shalanda Young, previewed that the President’s 2023 Budget will request approximately $2.6 billion for foreign assistance programs that promote gender equity and equality worldwide, more than doubling the amount requested for gender programs in the prior year. This marks the largest-ever gender budget request and would fund programming led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the State Department, with USAID taking forward the majority of this historic budget request to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls around the world. Administrator Power, Secretary Blinken, and OMB Acting Director Young, joined White House Gender Policy Council Director Jennifer Klein for an event at the White House to mark the historic announcement.