What is 'Operation Warp Speed'?

Operation Warp Speed is a partnership among the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Defense to help develop, make, and distribute millions of vaccine doses for COVID-19 as quickly as possible while ensuring that the vaccines are safe and that they work. The HHS website explains the partnership’s goals and gives a timeline of events: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/explaining-operation-warp-speed/index.html.

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1. What is an Emergency Use Authorization? How is safety taken into account?
2. Will the COVID-19 vaccine give me COVID-19?
3. How do vaccines work in our bodies? Are there different types?
4. What is an mRNA vaccine? How is it different from past vaccines we have had in the U.S.?
5. If I already had COVID-19, should I get vaccinated?
6. Will getting a COVID-19 vaccine cause me to test positive on COVID-19 viral tests?
7. When will I be able to get a vaccine? How will they be distributed?
8. All the research indicates that I am a high risk for contracting COVID-19, yet I am not considered eligible for the vaccine yet. How is that fair?
9. How is a vaccine developed in the U.S.? What kind of regulatory process is there to determine if it is safe and effective?
10. What is 'Operation Warp Speed'?
11. Where can I find more information on vaccine preparedness?