Tag: Vaccine

Daines, Rosendale Urge President Biden to Send More Vaccines to Montana Immediately

U.S. CONGRESS —U.S. Senator Steve Daines and Congressman Matt Rosendale today sent a letter to President Biden requesting an immediate increase in COVID-19 vaccine doses to Montana. According to recent data, Montana has been receiving one of the lowest per capita allocations of COVID-19 vaccine doses in the country. “Montanans and Americans across the country need access to the COVID-19 vaccine. It is deeply troubling to learn from recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data that Montana ranks near the bottom in terms of COVID-19 vaccine allocations to states by the federal government. Our state receives approximately 18,500 first doses per week,

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Given Green Light, Major Credit Given to Daines

U.S. SENATE – Today, a second COVID-19 vaccine received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The vaccine, made by Moderna, will be distributed immediately. The accelerated development and delivery of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine was made possible as a result of Daines securing an initial $10 billion in the CARES Act in March to enable vaccine manufacturing and clinical trials to proceed simultaneously. “When the pandemic hit, I used my background as a chemical engineer as well as my experience in the private sector working with FDA regulated products to work with our top researchers, top scientists and our top innovators

Daines Statement on First COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery to Montana

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines released the following statement following the first delivery of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to Montana: “Today, the first COVID-19 vaccine was delivered to Montana and administered in the U.S. This day would not have been possible without American innovation, Operation Warp Speed, and the dedication from top scientists and the Trump administration,” Daines said. “I’m proud to have secured the initial $10 billion that helped make this modern medical miracle possible, and I will continue working to ensure all Montana communities get access.”  Montana is expected to receive an estimated first dose allocation of 9,750 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines. The second