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MSNBC 19 Nov 2020

Vaccines Are Promising But Public Must Be Safe For Now: Doctor

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Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization joins Morning Joe to discuss recent vaccine developments and why Americans should follow public health guidelines during the holidays. Aired on 11/19/2020.


President-elect Joe Biden is welcoming the progress being made toward a coronavirus vaccine, but said the process must be transparent to ensure confidence and safety. Bina Venkataraman, an editorial page editor for the Boston Globe and former adviser to President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology during the Ebola pandemic, spoke to "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano about the efforts to ensure public trust in a coronavirus vaccine.
Joe Biden delivered remarks as the country still awaits results in the 2020 presidential election. He urged that "every vote must be counted" but was hopeful he would win the election.
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US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced Monday its coronavirus vaccine had shown 90 percent effectiveness. Regulators have not yet approved the vaccine, which must be administered in two doses, most likely in hospitals. An effective vaccine is seen as the best hope to break the cycle of deadly virus surges followed by severe restrictions across much of the world since Covid-19 first emerged in China late last year.

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