Covid-19 roundup: Fauci pushes back on Merck’s Frazier; Pfizer unveils first vaccine supply deal as UK nabs 90M more doses
Since Merck entered the Covid-19 race, CEO Ken Frazier has made clear his thoughts about those who say a vaccine will come by the end of the year: “I think they do a grave disservice to the public,” he told Harvard Business Professor Tsedal Neeley at the end of June.
Speaking to PBS on Friday, though, NIAID chief Anthony Fauci — among those who have said a vaccine could come before 2021 — said he disagreed with Frazier’s assessment. “I don’t think that’s outlandish at all,” he said of his and the White House’s timeline.
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