NIH director: Large-Scale Vaccine Testing Expected by July

At least four or five possible vaccines “look pretty promising,” National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins told the Associated Press.

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Having a COVID-19 vaccine by January is “a stretch goal,” but the head of the National Institutes of Health is gearing up for a master experiment to rapidly tell if any really work. At least four or five possible vaccines “look pretty promising” and one or two will be ready to begin large-scale testing by July with others to follow soon, NIH Director Francis Collins told The Associated Press. “Your big challenge now is to…

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