Bill Gates doesn’t expect a CNBC reported Tuesday. The Microsoft co-founder contradicted President Donald Trump’s hint that we’ll see a vaccine prior to the Nov. 3 election, by suggesting that none of the ones in development are likely to seek approval before the end of October.until early next year,
“I do think once you get into, say, December or January, the chances are that at least two or three will (seek approval) — if the effectiveness is there,” he reportedly said.
Separately, he told Bloomberg that he doesn’t trust the FDA (which will approve a vaccine) or the CDC — noting that their credibility has been hurt by Trump administration’s attitude towards science and medicine.
The novel strain of coronavirus, which can develop into a respiratory illness known as 29 million people have tested positive for the virus and over 929,000 have died worldwide. Over 6.5 million of those cases were in the US, with more than 194,000 deaths having been linked to the virus., was discovered in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 and has spread worldwide. As of Tuesday, more than
Neither the Gates Foundation, the FDA nor the CDC immediately responded to requests for comment.
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