The tweet represents a new target in the president’s ongoing attacks on administration scientists – The Washington Post

Trump on Saturday accused the Food and Drug Administration of being part of the “deep state” and said regulators were holding up vaccines and treatments.

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“All I can say is that for vaccines, what the President wrote on Twitter this morning is not true,” Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, said in an email. Hotez said the FDA and NIH have been “working day and night to accelerate Operation Warp Speed vaccine clinical trials, but expediting things in a way so as not to compromise the safety of the human volunteers.” ++++

Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, said “he is creating a villain: FDA.”

Source: The tweet represents a new target in the president’s ongoing attacks on administration scientists – The Washington Post




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