Gov. Edwards applauds FDA approval of Pfizer vaccine, hopes more Louisianans will receive the shot

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A general view of Pfizer Manufacturing Belgium in Puurs, Belgium, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has fully approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

Gov. Edwards applauds the approval and hopes this will encourage more Louisianans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Gov. Edwards released this statement:

More than 2.2 million Louisianans have taken at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with about 40 percent of Louisiana’s population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to data from the CDC.

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