• Opinion: A vaccine alone won't stop Covid-19. We also need a trusted plan for it

    10 days ago - By STAT

    Safe and effective vaccines represent the most effective way to restore the health and economic security disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic. To help achieve that goal, the U.S. government launched Operation Warp Speed in May to accelerate development and manufacturing of several Covid-19 vaccines, with a goal of having 300 million doses available to the U.S. population by January 2021.
    Operation Warp Speed is expediting vaccine development primarily by moving clinical trials forward without pauses between phases, and by scaling up manufacturing capacity before knowing if a candidate works...
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  • CDC Director Says a COVID-19 Vaccine Won't Be Widely Available Until Mid-2021

    10 days ago - By Self

    Those of us pinning our hopes for a return to “normal” on a COVID-19 vaccine may have to wait until late next year, CDC Director Robert Redfield, M.D. said.
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