Dr Anthony Fauci said he expects the coronavirus vaccine for young children to be available by the end of the year.
“As we enter the next several months as this type of study is ongoing. And I hope that as we enter the end of this calendar year Children of all ages can be vaccinated,” director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said during an appearance on SiriusXM’s ”The Joe Madison Show” at SiriusXM. It will be released this Friday.
”But you don’t want to do that until you are given enough information to feel comfortable with it. But we have every reason to believe. From the long history of these vaccines that we can vaccinate children of all ages before we reach the end of the year.”
More than half of adults in the United States have been vaccinated at least once. Herd immunity may be out of reach as daily vaccination rates are slipping.
“We shouldn̵7;t feel comfortable about it. Until we actually tackle the outbreak,” Fauci said, “we’re moving in the very right direction … We can’t be satisfied with this until we get it. The level of infection was much lower than it is now. Even if going in the right direction We do not want to declare victory prematurely.”
Fauci also said that He was convinced that Chinese scientists would prepare a laboratory in Wuhan. which some believe originated from the corona virus.
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden ordered the US intelligence community to Check the origin of the virus And said some intelligence agencies believed the virus was probably created naturally. At least one agency supports the theory that an accidental leak from the Wuhan lab.
“Yes, I think you have to have differences between scientists in China and the Chinese government,” Fauci said.
‘I don’t have a thorough understanding of the latter. We have been working with Chinese scientists for decades and decades in a collaborative manner. against influenza, avian influenza and many other diseases, and our experience with scientists is that they are honest. they have talent Many have been successful in science. And that’s why we work with them.”
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