Draft Guidelines for Covid-19 Vaccine Authorization Require Strict Review – USA DAILY NEWS

Draft Guidelines for Covid-19 Vaccine Authorization Require Strict Review

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U.S. health regulators have drafted guidelines that would require a Covid-19 vaccine to meet rigorous standards to gain a speedy clearance for use, according to people familiar with the matter, an effort to ensure the shots work safely before they are widely distributed.

Among the proposed requirements is that a coronavirus shot reduce the rate of infections by 50% compared with a placebo, which the regulators have already required for a regular approval of any Covid-19 vaccines.

The…