Fauci added that the vaccine will not be widely available until this summer or fall. This schedule goes along with the prediction By CDC director Robert Redfield, who warned the Senate Appropriations Committee last month that it would take about six to nine months for the public to be vaccinated once a vaccine is approved.
Moncef Al-Salawi, the scientific leader of the government program, is rushing to develop the vaccine, Wrote In August, 300 million doses of vaccine could be available by the middle of next year.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, also said during the New Yorker festival On Monday, normal life may not resume until the end of 2021 due to vaccine deployment challenges.
Speaking at the AU, Fauci also addressed the public’s recent doubts about him. Although several polls over the summer found overwhelming bipartisan confidence in the infectious disease expert, belief in him has since begun. WaningEspecially among Republicans.
Fauci said, “Maybe 50 percent of you will hate me because you think I’m trying to destroy the country, but listen to me for six weeks or so, and do what I say, and you’ll see the numbers go down.” Depending to the University.