ON THE SCIENCE FRONT: Vaccines at “Warp Speed” and New Treatment Shows Promise in trials.

“OPERATION WARP SPEED” — Several pharmaceutical manufacturers, to include Johnson and Johnson, Oxford, Pfizer and others plan to accelerate their vaccine development efforts to produce a viable COVID19 vaccine for wide distribution before the end of 2020.

Trump administration launching operation to accelerate development of coronavirus vaccine

New treatment, Remdesivir, shows reduction in illness severity. FDA will likely approve its use for emergency treatment too.

Remdesivir now ‘standard of care’ for COVID-19, Fauci says