Public Acceptance Key to COVID-19 Vaccine Success, Fauci Says

Posted on July 29, 2020 5:23 am

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The top U.S. infectious disease expert is warning that while significant progress is being made on potential COVID-19 vaccines around the world, the public must be convinced they are safe, effective and necessary.   

In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press late Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health said that development of a coronavirus vaccine is moving quickly because of “the urgency of the situation.” But that may also raise concerns vaccines may not be safe.

Fauci said it will take a lot of community outreach to reassure people. “We want to make sure that we’re very