Hundreds of millions of doses of the coronavirus vaccine in the United States could be ready by January 2021, head of the National Institute of Allergy and infectious diseases of the United States, Anthony Fauci said on NBC.
“Yes, I think so; I am part of the team that does this… The necessary and safe and effective vaccine which can rapidly scale,” – reports Free News Fauci response to a question about whether he considers likely production of hundreds of millions of doses within the program “Operation supersonic speed,” by the rapid development of a vaccine in the United States.
In his opinion, the first phase of clinical trials is still at an early stage. And in the next step, “we will try to safely and carefully, but quickly get an answer to the question whether the vaccine works and whether it is safe,” the expert said.
As previously reported, more than 40 organizations around the world have already announced the development of vaccines for the new coronavirus. Thus, the Ministry of Health announced the imminent start of clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine. Also, it became known what drugs are used to treat patients with COVID-19.