AstraZeneca CEO on MSNBC: We Are Confident We’ll Deliver 100M Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine in October

Ruud Dobber, the president of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, said in a Thursday interview he is confident the company will have a coronavirus vaccine and be able to deliver 100 million doses by October.

“Assuming that the vaccine shows safety and, to a certain extent, efficacy, we will start large clinical trials in the United States, as well as in other parts of the world in — over the summer period in June, July,” Dobber told MSNBC hosts Chuck Todd and Katy Tur. “Equally, as we speak, we’re beefing up our manufacturing capabilities, and we are confident that we will be able to deliver 100 million doses in October, assuming, of course, that the vaccine is working.”

Todd questioned the timeline
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