Over 400,000 vaccinated and unvaccinated guards potentially serve as vectors for spreading disease.
Pfizer’s data will be reviewed by the FDA, which could recommend authorization for its use within weeks.
The proposal remains deadlocked at the World Trade Organization more than five months after the White House endorsed it.
The “HeLa” cell line has played a part in cancer research, the polio vaccine and even COVID-19 vaccines.
Experts hope that the vaccine, which has been in development for decades, could save thousands of children’s lives.
Experts estimate that 13 billion doses will be necessary to end the global pandemic.
The FDA could approve emergency use authorization for the vaccine for young children by the end of October.
This inequity underscores the need for governments to do much more to get doses in the hands of lower-income countries.
The president singled out GOP Governors Ron DeSantis, Greg Abbott and Tate Reeves in his comments.
The airline announced this week that 90 percent of its 84,000 employees have already been vaccinated.