Trump administration will block the FDA’s proposed coronavirus vaccine safety rules that would make it nearly impossible for a shot to be approved by Election Day

The Trump administration will block the approval of stricter coronavirus vaccine approval guidelines proposed two weeks ago by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the New York Times. Regulators had hoped to raise the standards for vaccine makers as the number of Americans who said they would trust the safety of a shot developed under the White House’s vaccine initiative, Operation Warp Speed. President Trump, who is now battling coronavirus himself, has continually hinted that a vaccine could be available by Election Day, on November 3, raising concern that the FDA and vaccine makers might bow to political pressure rather than prioritize shot safety. His ploy has put him at odds with FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn (top).

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SOURCE: Mail Online