Trump Called The Timing Of The Start Of Mass Vaccination Against Coronavirus In The United States
The distribution of the coronavirus vaccine in the United States is planned for October, US President Donald Trump said, as quoted by CNBC.
"We're very close to that vaccine as you know, and I think much closer than I think most people want to say," Trump said. The President said that the distribution of the vaccine might take place in mid-October or a little later. If things go wrong, the vaccine may arrive in the States in November or December.
Trump also called erroneous the words of the Director of the Federal Centers for disease control and prevention of the United States, Robert Redfield, that the vaccine will become publicly available only by the second half of 2021. According to the President, he called Redfield, and He did not confirm this information to him. By the end of 2020, it is planned to produce 100 million doses of the vaccine, he said.
Earlier, Trump said that the coronavirus vaccine would appear in the United States in three to four weeks.
Russia became the first country in the world to register its vaccine against the Sputnik V coronavirus from the scientific center. Gamalei. Production of the drug began on August 15. Also, the vaccination of volunteers in the framework of clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine at the Vector center was completed. Post-registration trials of the coronavirus vaccine are currently taking place in Moscow.
At the same time, the US previously said that it would not accept the results of tests of the Russian coronavirus vaccine. White House chief of staff mark meadows said in an interview with Politico that he was optimistic that the American coronavirus vaccine would be ready by the fall of 2020.