Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine’s 1st impact could be in April, COVID possibly under control ‘by end of next summer’
With the distribution of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and others, COVID-19 could be under control “by the end of next summer,” the vaccine’s creator told Fox News.
In an interview conducted on the day of the Food and Drug Administration approval of the vaccine, BioNTech co-founder Prof. Ugur Sahin laid out a detailed timeline of what the next year could hold for global efforts to stop the pandemic.
“Hopefully we can roll out the vaccine very fast,” he told Fox News, “significantly reducing the hospitalizations.”
He noted lives could quickly be saved as the vulnerable will be a priority.
He said it will take the immunization of 30% of Americans with vaccines to start to see a difference. Sahin told Fox that could happen by next April. But he noted that people must have the injections. Acknowledging anti-vaccine sentiment, he reassured Fox News that “the vaccine has …continued .
[Source: Fox News]