UW Health's Dr. Jeff Pothof shares the latest COVID-19 vaccine info

Dr. Jeff Pothof, UW Health's chief quality officer, joined FOX6 News on Thursday afternoon -- minutes after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee recommended Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. 

If formally approved by the FDA, the Moderna vaccine could hit Wisconsin before the end of December. Pfizer's vaccine is already being administered.

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine could hit Wisconsin before year's end

An FDA advisory committee recommended Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use -- following a similar pattern to Pfizer's vaccine approval.

COVID-19 vaccine administered to 1,000+ Wisconsin health care workers

With more than 400,000 health care workers eligible for the vaccine, health officials say the number of daily vaccinations will start slow as providers look to safely ramp up the process.