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Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

4 days ago   |   By Chron

WASHINGTON - Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted on Wednesday that a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus could be ready as early as next month and in mass distribution soon after, undermining the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and calling him "confused” in projecting a longer time frame.
Trump also disagreed with Dr. Robert Redfield about the effectiveness of protective masks - which the president recommends but almost never wears - and said he'd telephoned Redfield to tell him so.
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U.S. outlines sweeping plan for COVID-19 vaccines

4 days ago   |   By Finance Commerce

The government outlined a sweeping plan to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, even as top health officials faced questions about political interference with virus information reaching the public.
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US unveils broad vaccine plan - but no quick rollout

US unveils broad vaccine plan - but no quick rollout

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

WASHINGTON - The government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans when proven safe and effective, though a top public health official made clear that widespread vaccination of millions of...
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The Latest: Health officials: Vaccine still 6-8 months away

The Latest: Health officials: Vaccine still 6-8 months away

4 days ago   |   By Stl Today

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - It will likely be at least six to eight months longer before a coronavirus vaccine can be distributed in a best-case scenario, leading Maryland health officials and lawmakers said as they make plans for the state.
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