FDA approves first COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for states’ rollout

FDA commissioner threatened with firing were approval delayed

By: - December 11, 2020 8:04 pm

A hand in a nitrile glove holds a COVID-19 vaccine vial and a syringe. (Getty Images/Javier Zayas Photography)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Colorado Newsline. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.