Fauci says COVID-19 vaccine could be available earlier if clinical trials overwhelmingly positive

Dr. Anthony Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, interview.  Referring to two ongoing clinical trials of 30,000 volunteers are expected to conclude by the end of the year Fauci said an independent board has the authority to end the trials weeks early if interim results are overwhelmingly positive or negative. […]

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Exclusive: Fauci says rushing out a vaccine could jeopardize testing of others

© Reuters. Fauci testifies before coronavirus panel By Julie Steenhuysen and Carl O’Donnell CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The top U.S. infectious diseases expert is warning that distributing a COVID-19 vaccine under special emergency use guidelines before it has been proved safe and effective in large trials is a bad idea that could have a chilling […]

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White House blocks Fauci from testifying to Congress on coronavirus response

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Dr. Anthony Fauci attends Trump-Bel Edwards coronavirus response meeting at the White House in Washington By Jeff Mason and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. health official Anthony Fauci will not testify next week to a congressional committee examining the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, the White House […]

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