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Trump names team to develop coronavirus vaccine at 'Warp Speed'
Moncef Slaoui, who left GlaxoSmithKline in 2017, will be chief scientist of what the administration has deemed Operation Warp Speed. "That means big and it means fast," Trump said, comparing the operation to the Manhattan Project, a program to develop an atomic bomb that employed more than 100,000 people. Army Gen. Gustave Perna will be the chief operating officer for the project.

Trump said Operation Warp Speed is evaluating 14 vaccine candidates. "We're looking to get it by the end of the year, maybe before," he added. But Trump said that a lack of a vaccine would not prevent the United States from reopening.
Slaoui said that he had recently seen encouraging unpublished data from a clinical trial of an unnamed vaccine candidate. "These data made me feel even more confident that we will be able to deliver a few hundred million doses of vaccine by the end of 2020," he said.

Here's how the US Army is racing to help get a coronavirus vaccine
Dr. John Dye, chief of viral immunology for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases [USAMRIID], has led teams here in the U.S. and throughout the world in the fight against deadly viruses, including Ebola.
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