US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 15. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 15. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Donald Trump aims to rush vaccine with ‘Operation Warp Speed’

  • Secret project has goal of 100 million doses by year’s end, cutting development time by as much as eight months
  • US taxpayers instead of drug companies will bear much of financial risk that vaccine candidates may fail

US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 15. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on April 15. Photo: AFP
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