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USA pharmaceutical giant Pfizer began shipping the first batches of its long-awaited and newly-authorised coronavirus vaccine out of a MI warehouse on Sunday, setting in motion the biggest vaccination drive in American history. But some national security staff, for the purposes of continuity of government, will have access, in addition to a very small group of senior administration officials for the goal of instilling public confidence, she said.
With any luck, White House staff vital to the national security interests of the country will still be getting inoculated - especially if those people are responsible for the nation's nuclear weapons. There will be some senior administration officials taking it publicly to instill that confidence; it is very important, she said.
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine that public health officials say has a 90 percent efficacy. In the past week, the United States, the worst-hit nation, has reported an average of more than 215,000 new infections a day.
The U.S. remains to be the hardest-hit country globally by the COVID-19 pandemic, having recorded some 16.23 million cases of coronavirus and 299,093 deaths, according to latest data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Electoral College Electors Cast Their Votes, Further Cementing Biden's Win
In Michigan, officials said the state legislature's office buildings will be closed due to "credible threats of violence". Joe Biden plans to address the nation on Monday evening after the electors have voted, his transition team has announced.
McEnany was responding to a question if Trump, a Republican, has any plans to invite Biden to the White House now that the Electoral College has voted.
Trump continues to insist that he won the 2020 presidential election in November, a lie that has mobilized supporters to rally for him in the streets, sometimes violently.
Trump, a Republican, has declined to concede the election to Biden, who is expectec to be inaugurated as president on January 20.
It is unclear exactly who would receive the first shots, though healthcare workers and nursing home residents are expected to be the main recipients of the first round of 2.9 million doses.
Trump also directed industrial-scale manufacturing of vaccines to take place at its own risk before knowing whether these vaccines would be successful.