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Trump’s coronavirus vaccine czar says U.S. could immunize ‘most susceptible’ Americans by December

September 21, 2020


The United States could immunize Americans “most susceptible” to Covid-19 by December if a vaccine is approved before then, President Donald Trump’s coronavirus vaccine czar told CNBC on Monday.

The U.S. could also immunize “most of the elderly” and health-care workers in January, Dr. Moncef Slaoui, who is leading the Trump administration’s Covid-19 vaccine program Operation War Speed, said in a “Squawk on the Street” interview. The rest of the public would get a vaccine sometime in January, February, March and April, he added.

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