Trump promises a safe, effective vaccine for Covid-19 before year’s end — 'or maybe even sooner!' So where does that leave the FDA?
While FDA chief Stephen Hahn scrambled to make the difficult case that the FDA will stay on the straight and narrow scientific path in reviewing vaccines for wide public use against the pandemic, President Trump has laid down his own timeline and issued marching orders the agency will be hard pressed to ignore.
And he’s clearly leaving the door open to a snap OK ahead of the election.
On Thursday night, Trump used his national speech accepting the Republican nomination for a second term to promise the American people a “safe and effective” vaccine within 4 months.
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