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Gottlieb: Early COVID-19 Vaccines May Be Used As Therapy To Lower Risk

By Beth Wang / September 14, 2020 at 3:27 PM
Any COVID-19 vaccine that becomes available in 2020 likely will be administered in a stepwise manner and be used more like a therapeutic to lower the risk in certain populations, rather than to develop herd immunity and end the pandemic, former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb told a group of public health experts and fellow former FDA chiefs last week. Gottlieb’s comments come as the administration deliberates how to allocate the initial doses of a vaccine once it is available, and...


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