Covid-19 Vaccine Won’t Be Available Until January, Fauci SaysBy
Researchers may be able to get first look at data in December
Emergency-use authorizations may be given in January or later
A vaccine to help control the coronavirus outbreak isn’t likely to be available in the U.S. until January, if then, according to Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious-disease doctor.
President Donald Trump, pharmaceutical industry leaders and some public-health officials had said previously that an immunization to prevent Covid-19 could be available before the Nov. 3 election. That date has been consistently pushed back, however, as clinical studies -- which are running at unprecedented speed -- started to hit a few hurdles.