• U.S. Government Asks Vaccine Makers To Hold Filing for Authorization Until They Have Enough Doses to Distribute

    13 days ago - By Time

    As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its 10th month, the pressure to develop an effective vaccine, or vaccines , continues to mount. Speaking at the Johns Hopkins University and University of Washington Vaccine Symposium online , Dr. Moncef Slaoui, scientific head of Operation Warp Speed-the government organization funding and supporting development and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines-provided the latest updates on when a vaccine might be available in coming months.
    Perhaps most strikingly, Slaoui said that the government has told vaccine manufacturers not to seek authorization of their drugs...
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  • Harris and Pence square off on whether - and when - to trust a Covid-19 vaccine

    13 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - Sen. Kamala Harris of California made clear Wednesday that President Trump's word, alone, would not be enough to earn her trust in the safety and effectiveness of a future Covid-19 vaccine.
    Vice President Mike Pence's quick retort implored her to “please stop undermining confidence in a vaccine.”
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