Dr. Anthony Fauci arrives for US President Joe Biden handle in regards to the Covid-19 response earlier than signing govt orders within the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 21, 2021.
Mandel Ngan | Reuters
New knowledge reveals that the Covid-19 vaccines presently available on the market could not be as effective in guarding against new, extra contagious strains of the coronavirus, White House well being advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci mentioned on Thursday.
“Bottom line: We’re paying very close attention to it. There are alternative plans if we ever have to modify the vaccine. That’s not something that is a very onerous thing, we can do that given the platforms we have,” Fauci mentioned in the course of the White House press briefing. Even if they’re less effective, they may nonetheless possible present sufficient safety to make the vaccines value getting, he added.
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