Pfizer vaccine's full approval in US: What are the potential knock-on effects for SA?

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"The Pfizer vaccine isn't fully approved by the FDA - makes you think."

The fact that the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine had not been fully approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States had regularly been rolled out as a reason to cast suspicion on the jab in some circles.

The two-shot vaccine had of course been approved by the FDA, and many other medicine regulators worldwide on an emergency basis, as authorities scrambled to combat the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.

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