"I just want to make something clear, it's very important".
Trump further stated that Washington and New Delhi "are cooperating" on developing a vaccine, adding "Together we will beat the invisible enemy!" 'And we're starting a process'.
Slaoui, formerly the chairman of vaccines at GlaxoSmithKline, was described by Health Secretary Alex Azar as "arguably the world's most experienced and successful vaccine developer". The administration has dubbed its vaccine effort "Operation Warp Speed". With various states already reopening, Trump promised the USA economy would roar back. If the vaccine is approved, the Army will help distribute it to Americans.
"We think we're going to have a vaccine in the pretty near future", President Donald Trump said at a news conference.
Trump has pushed states to lift their restrictions and hopes for an economic rebound by November's general election. We know exactly where the other countries are, and we'll be very happy if they are able to do it.
Perna, a four-star General, will serve as chief operating officer overseeing logistics; Slaoui will be chief adviser to the panel.
Gen. Gustave Perna, commander of the U.S. Army Material Command, speaks at the White House in Washington on May 15, 2020. He has called for a European version of the US agency that is helping Sanofi develop its vaccine.
Neither Fauci nor response coordinator Deborah Birx spoke at the event. If there is no vaccine by the end of the year, the problem "will go away at some point". He said during his testimony this week it was unlikely a vaccine would be developed in time for students to return to school in the fall.
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Operation Warp Speed is operating largely independently of the existing White House coronavirus task force, which is also shifting its focus toward vaccine development.
Administration officials are hopeful.
He declared, "That's the sign of love, not the sign of your typical protests".
Even as clinical trials continue, manufacturing will start.
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Trump linked the high rate of COVID-19 cases in the United States to the country's having conducted the most tests. Six hundred volunteers will receive the vaccine.
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For those next-step studies, NIH is working with some of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms to create a master plan so each potential vaccine is tested the same way, using the same database, instead of each company devising its own methods.