The healthy adult participants received two injections of the vaccine at a dose of 100 μg, 28 days apart.
The US will begin transporting vaccines to states within 24-hours of an FDA greenlight, Perna said.
The PM added that the COVID-19 vaccine will be made available only after approval from top scientists.
IL is then scheduled to receive another 250,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccines the week of December 17 and then 300,000 the week of Christmas.
The PM also cautioned that rumours are being spread at times, they are against public and national interests. Officials will likely have to combat skepticism about vaccines as they try to inoculate the public - about half of Americans surveyed in September said they would not take a vaccine if it were available, according to the Pew Research Center.
"The vaccination will be free for all", Castex said. The second phase, to start in February, will focus on another 14 million people with risk factors for severe COVID-19, including the elderly. He confirmed citizens, through a dedicated committee, scientists and associations would be associated to ensure information about vaccines is widely circulated and understood.
Earlier on Thursday, Doria had said the state would receive 6 million doses of the Chinese vaccine this month, with another 40 million doses by January 15.
The tech company said it even found impersonators of a business executive from Haier Biomedical, a Chinese manufacturer and very credible member-company to distribute vaccines.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said that the central government will most probably be able to provide COVID-19 vaccines to around 25-30 crore people by July-August next year.