"Some of the scientists have come to a point where they realize they have to speak out as a matter of life and death," said one expert.
"We need the public institutions to have a clear message based on science and not to be announcing something on Friday and pulling it out on Monday," said one scientist.
The disclosures from the two frontrunners, Pfizer and Moderna, come as public trust in a coronavirus vaccine is declining.
As the coronavirus vaccine is thrust into the center of the US presidential election, experts fear that public trust in the vaccine is taking a serious hit.
“I worry it will be Armageddon for the vaping industry.”
A Penn State official retracted saying a third of Big 10 football players with coronavirus infections had suffered heart injuries. But experts confirmed they are seeing heart muscle injuries in many patients.
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The first lesson of any vaccination program? “You have to get people on board with getting the vaccine.”
“People may die unnecessarily because the administration has allowed an ideological special interest group to hijack biomedical research,” one expert said, citing the wide use of fetal cells in coronavirus vaccine research.
“A lot of people are getting hurt by this senseless act.”
US hospitals are now treating around 1,500 patients a day with antibodies found in the blood of COVID-19 survivors.
“I can’t see how this is done, frankly, before the middle of next year,” said one expert, of a coronavirus vaccine.
Seen as the “gold standard” in many areas of medical research, fetal cells are widely used in coronavirus vaccine research.
There’s reason to be hopeful: "The coronavirus is starting to look a lot like other viruses that have led to good vaccines," said one expert.
"The safety signals from these two important trials are reassuring," said two experts.
"You cannot have a competent public health response without a clear communication strategy," one top medical expert said of the White House’s moves against Fauci. "This isn't it."
“Everything we have to do to fight the coronavirus pandemic — social distancing, closing businesses, limiting gatherings — makes the overdose crisis worse,” said one expert.
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“We don't know if things are going to necessarily get better. Or get worse.”
A group of First Baptist Dallas choir and orchestra members contracted COVID-19 in the lead-up to Vice President Mike Pence’s visit on Sunday. An infectious disease expert called it “appalling.”
Coronavirus cases have been spiking since mid-June, particularly among younger Americans in the South and West. The big worry is that they will pass the virus onto older, more vulnerable people.