According to a report by the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) on the 26th, the number of confirmed cases of new crowns in 43 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. has surged, with an increase of at least 10% in the past two weeks.
The British BBC reported that on Sunday, local time, US disease control expert Anthony S. Fauci said that experts will know whether a potential new crown vaccine is safe and effective before early December, but it will not be possible until the middle of next year. Scale vaccination.
Fauci said: “We will know whether the vaccine is safe and effective until the end of November and early December. The dose provided in December is definitely not enough to vaccinate everyone. By 2021, you will have to wait a few months.”
In a speech on the BBC’s Andrew Marr (Andrew Marr) program, Fauci added: “It is necessary to vaccinate the’large population’ in order to have a’significant impact’ on the dynamics of the epidemic. What I can foresee is that With the continuation of successful vaccines and some form of public health measures, as 2021 approaches the third and fourth quarters, we will see considerable progress towards some form of normalcy.”
The Director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, said on Friday that although he is “cautiously optimistic” that the United States will get vaccine approval before the end of the year, he said it “may not happen, and may It will take longer.”