The CDC just moments ago said that they intend to have a Coronavirus vaccine ready in time for for the end of October.
This announcement comes as pressure has been increased on the FDA to approve a vaccine quickly as coronavirus cases surge across the US and as we approach flue season and a possible second wave of the pandemic.
Three vaccines are currently in phase 3 trials including from Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna and the National Institue of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Currently, Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccines have shown the least amount of side effects.
The New York Times first reported this story.