Dr Fauci apologises for saying UK ‘rushed’ coronavirus vaccine

The US’s leading infectious diseases scientist has apologised for implying that he thought Britain’s drug regulator had rushed through its coronavirus vaccine approval. Anthony Fauci, who leads the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told the BBC: ‘I have great faith in both the scientific community and the regulatory community in the UK.’ His comments came a day after Britain became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for general use.

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