'Vaccine will be reality by 2021': Dr Fauci

'Vaccine will be reality by 2021': Dr Fauci

Dr Anthony Fauci, top infectious disease specialist and senior advisor to US President Donald Trump on COVID-19, said that he remains confident that a Coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early next year, telling lawmakers that a quarter-million Americans already have volunteered to take part in clinical trials. Officials testifying with Dr Fauci at a contentious House hearing on Friday acknowledged that the US remains unable to deliver all COVID-19 test results within two or three days, and they jointly pleaded with Americans to comply with basic precautions such as wearing masks, avoiding crowds, and washing their hands frequently.

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