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Fauci Says First Phase of Vaccine Testing in Weeks (Correct)

March 12, 2020, 5:40 PM

(Corrects headline to clarify only experimental vaccine testing will begin in weeks)

Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tells House cmte he is hopeful the first person will get an experimental coronavirus vaccine in a few weeks.

  • Fauci didn’t specify maker or name of vaccine
  • NOTE: Moderna has the lead vaccine in development and is working with the NIH on a vaccine, Fauci has said that a vaccine could start clinical testing in April

--With assistance from Cristin Flanagan.

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