US President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Behind him is Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: US vaccine tsar expresses optimism for ‘a few hundred million doses’ by end of the year

  • Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, has been chosen to lead the US development programme
  • US government is racing to arrest a sharp spike in unemployment brought about by the pandemic
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Behind him is Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Photo: AP
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