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American public–private partnership designed to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine development

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Operation Warp Speed: American public–private partnership designed to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine development
Operation Warp Speed (OWS) is a public–private partnership, initiated by the U.S. government to facilitate and accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics. The first news report of Operation Warp Speed was on 29 April 2020, and the program was officially announced on 15 May 2020.


Trump appears to acknowledge Biden could succeed him [Video]

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden could succeed him

President Donald Trump said on Friday that he expects an emergency use authorization for Pfizer's vaccine "extremely soon," The remarks came after Trump received an update on 'Operation Warp Speed,' an..

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Feds Bring Hammer Down On Biotech Firm Vaxart [Video]

Feds Bring Hammer Down On Biotech Firm Vaxart

California biotech company Vaxart is under federal investigation and is being sued by a number of investors. According to CNN, Vaxart was served with a grand jury subpoena in July from the US District..

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Deliver a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine in less than a year? Impossible. Meet Moncef Slaoui.

As science adviser of Operation Warp Speed, the veteran pharmaceutical executive helped usher a coronavirus vaccine to the US market in record time.
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Operation Warp Speed vaccine development adviser discusses distribution plans

Even as the number of U.S. COVID-19 cases surpasses 12.5 million, there is some positive news. AstraZeneca is now the third pharmaceutical company with a promising vaccine candidate. Moncef Slaoui..
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Coronavirus Vaccine Could Bring U.S. Back to Normalcy By May

Light at the end of the tunnel!!! Maybe.  Because there's now a plan to vaccinate like crazy and get this country back to something that resembles normal by May, 2021. Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the chief..
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COVID-19 vaccine: The taxpayers' gamble

In the race to create a coronavirus vaccine through Operation Warp Speed, companies are manufacturing vaccines before getting FDA approval. It's a financial risk they hope pays.
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Operation Warp Speed and foreign talent

According to Emergent BioSolution’s Sean Kirk, whose company is rushing to produce several anticipated COVID-19 vaccines, the government is helping obtain visas for foreign expertise.
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How anticipated COVID-19 vaccines are bulk manufactured under Operation Warp Speed

With $628 million from the U.S. government, Emergent Bio-Solutions in Baltimore is scaling up separate Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, which are still pending FDA approval.
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11/8/2020: Counting the Vote, Operation Warp Speed, Ken Burns

Pennsylvania election officials detail their vote count, share experiences from election week; Then, planning the distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine; And, Ken Burns speaks with Scott Pelley..
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Operation Warp Speed: Planning the distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine

David Martin reports on the military efforts underway to inoculate 300 million Americans with an anticipated COVID-19 vaccine.
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Operation Warp Speed nears pinnacle of mission

The federal government's crash COVID-19 response operation is stockpiling vaccine doses that will be free for all Americans.
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"No shortcuts" taken on COVID vaccine safety, top official says

Operation Warp Speed is on track to have vaccines before the end of the year, retired Lieutenant General Paul Ostrowski said.
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Rare look at Operation Warp Speed's unprecedented effort to produce, distribute COVID-19 vaccine

The Trump administration's nearly $10 billion program is already producing tens of millions of vaccine doses, even before it is known which vaccine candidates can be proven safe and effective. In a..
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HHS Secretary Azar on the possibility of a COVID-19 vaccine by November 1

In an exclusive interview, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss Operation Warp Speed and the CDC's guidance to states to prepare to distribute a vaccine..
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Fauci says vaccine trials could be stopped early with good results

Phase 3 trials are currently underway for three of six vaccine candidates backed by Operation Warp Speed.
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Coronavirus vaccine on track for FDA approval by end of 2020, says Operation Warp Speed official

The United States expects to have four coronavirus candidate vaccines in Phase 3 clinical trials by the middle of September.
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Coronavirus live updates: Virus complicates California fire evacuations; US death count likely too low; Operation Warp Speed targets Nov. 1

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Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project

Operation Warp Speed has moved along at a rapid clip. But some people involved in the approval process fear pressure to deliver an October surprise for President Trump.
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