Operation Warp Speed

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief Kessler to Lead U.S. Vaccine Efforts

Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official for the initiative the Trump administration had called Operation Warp Speed.

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief Kessler to Lead U.S. Vaccine Efforts

Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official for the initiative the Trump administration had called Operation Warp Speed.

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief Kessler to Lead U.S. Vaccine Efforts

Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official for the initiative the Trump administration had called Operation Warp Speed.

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief Kessler to Lead U.S. Vaccine Efforts

Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official for the initiative the Trump administration had called Operation Warp Speed.

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief Kessler to Lead U.S. Vaccine Efforts

Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official for the initiative the Trump administration had called Operation Warp Speed.

Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief Kessler to Lead U.S. Vaccine Efforts

Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official for the initiative the Trump administration had called Operation Warp Speed.

Pfizer, BioNTech get $1.95B from HHS to supply Covid-19 vaccine

The companies will supply 100 million doses of the vaccine by the end of the year, and the government will have the option to acquire 500 million more. However, the FDA must grant an authorization based on its safety and efficacy, for which there are only preliminary data so far.

NIAID launches clinical trial network for preventive drugs, vaccines against Covid-19

The NIAID create the Covid-19 Prevention Trials Network by combining four existing ones, primarily focused on HIV and AIDS, which will continue that work in addition to their new focus on Covid-19.