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Trump, Biden spar over COVID-19 vaccines at debate. Will it help public trust in the process?

September 30, 2020

With tens of millions of Americans tuned in to Tuesday’s presidential debate, the race for a COVID-19 vaccine took center stage in a big way. President Donald Trump said we’re “weeks away” from a working shot, while Democratic nominee Joe Biden said he doesn’t trust the president on the subject.

Trump’s optimistic prediction—and Biden’s rejoinders—come just over a month before the election and at a time when surveys show the public is wary of a quick-to-market coronavirus shot. Experts have urged the Trump administration and vaccine players to put science over speed.

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