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Anthony Fauci: Widespread vaccination among Americans will wait until next year

Anthony Fauci: Widespread vaccination among Americans will wait until next year

US President Trump recently stated that the American people will receive Coronavirus vaccine before the end of this year. The BBC broadcast on the 25th an interview with Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Fauci responded in an interview that from the end of November to early December this year, medical experts will know whether Coronavirus vaccine in the United States is safe and effective, but even if the vaccine is effective, the mass vaccination of Coronavirus vaccine for the American people may need to wait until the second or third in 2021. Quarter.

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: We will know from the end of November to early December whether Coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective. The problem is once one or more safe and effective vaccines are available, how can they be delivered to the people who need it as soon as possible.

Therefore, the dose that can be provided in December is certainly not enough for everyone to vaccinate, and a considerable proportion of them (US) If the population is vaccinated to achieve significant control of the outbreak, it may have to wait until the second or third quarter of next year.

In addition, when asked whether he believed that the US President had previously said that the United States was at the “turning point” of the Coronavirus pandemic, Fauci said that this statement is wrong, and the current US epidemic data itself illustrates the problem.

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