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Warp Speed’s Slaoui expects two COVID-19 vaccines this year, rebuts Sen. Warren

Operation Warp Speed scientific adviser defends record, predicts rapid vaccines authorization, denies political interference

September 26, 2020 4:02 AM UTC

Two COVID-19 vaccines and two drugs that reduce mortality from the disease will be authorized by the end of 2020, Moncef Slaoui, chief scientific adviser to Operation Warp Speed, predicted in an interview with BioCentury.

That progress, according to Slaoui, is due to the acceleration enabled by Operation Warp Speed, which is involved in every aspect of vaccine and drug development and manufacturing. ...