Trump Signs Executive Order During Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit

Pfizer chief insists no corners cut on vaccine testing

Pfizer chief insists no corners cut on vaccine testing

"Frankly, I don't know, and frankly, I'm staying out of this". "I literally don't know".

When pressed, Slaoui remarked that the work was "rolling", and that, simply put, plans are in motion.

"We're all going to be going through the social distancing, the isolating and the mask-wearing for a long, long time, even when the vaccines make it to our shores".

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"They say it's somewhat of a miracle and I think that's true", Trump said at the event on Operation Warp Speed, the administration's program for pushing vaccine development.

"We're working very closely with other nations, to get the vaccines out to other nations; we're working with the world", Trump said.

The executive order ensures that the USA government "prioritizes the getting out of the vaccine to American citizens before sending it to other nations", he said.

However, Trump administration officials told the newspaper that there won't be issues, citing other vaccine companies such as Moderna.

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But Gottlieb also cautioned that "the countries that the vaccine was sold to are our close allies", and said the US will rely on those nations as part of the "global supply chain" of vaccine materials in the coming weeks and months.

CNN has reported that the signing of the EO is planned during a Tuesday vaccine summit at the White House, "with the hope that the order will allay fears that there will not be enough doses of the vaccine to go around after distribution begins".

But the executive order prescribed its goal in sweeping, general terms, and the practical details were unclear in the order's text.

U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said in a separate statement that a strategy for other nations getting vaccine access will be crafted.

Now, Pfizer may be unable to supply the USA with sufficient vaccines before next June because of subsequent deals with other countries, the Times reported. Pfizer declined an invitation to the event, the spokesperson confirmed.

Trump is under political pressure following reports the White House passed up a chance to secure 500 million extra doses of Pfizer's vaccine, the first to be used outside a clinical trial.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech in Valdosta, Georgia, on December 5, 2020, during a rally which he attended for the first time since the November 3 presidential election.

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