Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer vaccine authorization expected Friday night; FDA chief disputes reports that White House threatened job

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to issue an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Friday evening, a source familiar with the process told USA TODAY. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Friday told the head of the FDA to submit his resignation if the agency does not authorize the vaccine by day’s end, according to multiple reports, first revealed by The Washington Post. … Continue reading Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer vaccine authorization expected Friday night; FDA chief disputes reports that White House threatened job