US begins 'warp speed' vaccine push as studies ramp up
May 15, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed to use "every plane, truck and soldier" to distribute COVID-19 vaccines he hopes will be ready by year's end — even as the country's top scientists gear up for a master experiment to rapidly tell if any really work.
Trump on Friday declared the vaccine program he calls "Operation Warp Speed" will be "unlike anything our country has seen since the Manhattan Project."
The goal is to have 300 million doses in stock by January, a huge gamble since a vaccine never has been created from scratch so fast — and one that could waste millions if sh...