Fauci Addresses Concerns That Vaccines Are Moving Too Fast to Be Safe

On Friday, Anthony Fauci, MD, White House coronavirus task force expert and head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified in front of a House subcommittee on the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus. He answered many questions on vaccines — specifically, whether the rapid speed at which the U.S. is pursuing them might compromise the safety of the end product. Vaccines typically take up to a decade to develop, but Operation Warp Speed, the White House’s effort to fast-track vaccine production…



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Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.