Trump hails 'tremendous progress' on Covid-19 vaccine

Posted 33 days ago


“I said by the end of the year, I think it will be a lot sooner than that,” the president later added, referring to the availability of the vaccine and calling development of a vaccine in record time “easy.” Top health officials have said this timeline is possible, but far from certain.

Trump jumped from health care to the economy to protests against police violence, praising those states that have moved quickly to reopen their economies. He also inaccurately claimed that the U. S. leads the world in coronavirus cases because it leads the world in testing. Improved testing rates have found more cases... (Read more)