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Fauci expects a billion vaccine doses by end-2021

Fauci expects a billion vaccine doses by end-2021

7/8/2020 4:22:00 PM

Fauci expects a billion vaccine doses by end-2021

WASHINGTON Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines in the early part of next year, Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases official, said on Wednesday, offering a more conservative view than some Trump administration...

EngagementsWASHINGTON Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccines in the early part of next year, Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious diseases official, said on Wednesday, offering a more conservative view than some Trump administration officials.

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Dr Fauci said there could be a billion doses available by the end of 2021. The pandemic has claimed more than 700,000 lives worldwide.US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said last month the US would have hundreds of millions of vaccine doses by early 2021.

Those goals are possible only because drugmakers have agreed to manufacture large supplies of their vaccines even before they know whether they work, in order to save time."The federal government has put more than one egg in the basket," Dr Fauci said."We have a pretty comprehensive portfolio that's going to subsequently be going into clinical trials." headtopics.com

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