Trump Rebuts Doctors, Sees Vaccine Given Widely in October (1)
By Josh Wingrove and Riley Griffin
Sept. 16, 2020, 11:17 PM
A coronavirus vaccine could be distributed widely to the public as early as October, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, contradicting statements by some of his top health officials that ranged from the end of March to the end of 2021.
“What we’ve done with the streamlining” has “been incredible,” Trump said during a news conference.
Watch: Trump says a coronavirus vaccine could be distributed widely to the public as early as October.
The administration’s goal is to have 100 million vaccine doses available by Dec. 31, Vice President Mike Pence said in an interview on Fox News late Wednesday.
The president said earlier comments by Robert Redfield, the director of the U.S. Centers for...