Coronavirus vaccine: Fauci says it's 'unlikely' it will be ready by election - (CNBC via NewsPoints Desk)

  • White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci expects that a vaccine against COVID-19 probably will not be ready by the US presidential election, reported CNBC.

  • The US Centers for Disease and Prevention has recently asked state health officials to ready vaccine distribution facilities by November 1.

  • However, Fauci said "it's unlikely we'll have a definitive answer" by the November 3 election, adding it is more likely a vaccine will be ready by "the end of the year."

  • He also suggested that he "wouldn't be surprised" if the US had more than one vaccine.

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