Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine said they have isolated a molecule that could be used as a treatment against COVID-19.
According to President Trump, COVID-19 restrictions do more harm than the virus itself. He has urged Democrat-run areas to lift lockdowns.
President Trump doubled down on his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and noted a herd immunity could be developed over time.
Advisors on the White House coronavirus task force team have reassured senators the decision to “okay” a COVID-19 vaccine will be based on science alone.
The chairman and CEO of drug company Pfizer, Albert Bourla, said a coronavirus vaccine will not be rolled out to the public at the end of October unless its safe. He made those comments in an interview Tuesday.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Democrats are “playing politics with peoples lives” by sowing doubt about a coronavirus vaccine.
President Trump recently voiced his optimism over the possibility of a coronavirus vaccine coming very soon. During his campaign speech in Pennsylvania’ on Thursday, he gave an update on ‘Operation Warp Speed’ and the administration’s work with pharmaceutical company Pfizer.