Data must show that a COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can give emergency use authorization. The safety of COVID-19 vaccines is closely monitored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and FDA.
Vaccines with emergency use authorization by the FDA include:
- Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine
- Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
- Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine