He added: “But if we don’t do that, as I said last April, this could be the worst fall, from a public health perspective, that we’ve ever had.”.
He stressed the need for the public to get the flu vaccine.
Asked about a potential vaccine for the coronavirus, Redfield said he is “very cautiously optimistic” that one or more vaccines will be deployed before the first of the year.
“I’ve never seen vaccine development move like this,” he said of the federal government’s vaccine program, Operation Warp Speed, which has set a goal of delivering 300 million doses of a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine by January.
11 hours ago
14 hours ago
17 hours ago
18 hours ago
Get monthly updates and free resources.
CONNECT WITH US