LA TIMES: Vaccine safety as important as speed
Operation Warp Speed seems connected to Trump's political calendar rather than science
As health experts keep reminding us, life will not return to anything resembling pre-pandemic normal until there is an effective and widely available coronavirus vaccine. And, as they also keep reminding us, it will take at least a year to do the testing and clinical trials necessary to ensure a vaccine candidate is safe for mass production.
So it’s more than a little unsettling that President Donald Trump’s effort to expedite a vaccine for Covid-19 has a shortened timeline, one that seems suspiciously connected to the political calendar rather than sound science...