Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed at length how the country is responding to the ongoing pandemic, including how the U.S. might eventually put the coronavirus to rest.
The poll found that only 48 percent said they'd get vaccinated, the lowest number since the poll began tracking Americans' views on vaccination.
There may be "up to 100 million doses" of a COVID-19 vaccine available by the end of the year, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar stated last week.
"They are devoted to science to the public health and the decisions they make...I have confidence in them...They are very good people," Fauci said.
The Democratic vice presidential candidate said she would trust medical professionals but not the president in regards to a COVID-19 vaccine.
For a vaccine to prove efficient before the election, there needs to be a rise in cases.
Concerns about vaccines have increased significantly in recent months, with the public scrutiny of the development process potentially behind the rise.
"It's like, hey, knucklehead, we actually make the vaccine machines for CureVac, that company you're invested in," Musk said during a podcast interview published this week, referencing Gates.
Trump stood by his November 1 timeline for an effective vaccine and told Fox News' Chris Wallace that once a vaccine is ready, it'll be delivered "right away."
Vaccine developer the Gamaleya research center says the Sputnik V vaccine has been given to those at higher risk of infection.
Just 27 percent of Americans said they trust the president to provide them with accurate information about COVID-19.
The president told South Korean President Moon Jae-in Monday he would visit Seoul after being vaccinated with the new treatment.
"We encourage Americans to enroll in the vaccine trial," President Donald Trump said during a Thursday press conference.
Dr. Robert Redfield joined other top health officials in testifying in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to discuss federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Unlike the other vaccine candidates that require two doses, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a single-dose, which may make it easier to distribute.
A majority of Americans are also concerned that President Trump is trying to get a vaccine released too quickly to bolster his re-election chances.
An overwhelming majority of Americans have no confidence or trust in President Donald Trump to verify the safety of any coronavirus vaccine, a new poll shows.
The speed at which a new coronavirus vaccine is being developed stoked concerns about its safety, but FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn said there would be "no cutting corners."
The White House chief of staff told reporters that Dr. Robert Redfield's vaccine timeline "is not consistent with what I have had personal interaction with."
Dozens of vaccines for COVID-19 are currently in human clinical trials, with a small number already approved for limited use— however, none have reached the final stage of research proving they are safe and effective.
"They're recklessly endangering lives," President Donald Trump said on Wednesday. "You can't do that."
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden claims President Donald Trump could be rushing the development of a COVID-19 vaccine to score political points in the November election, while Trump's allies are accusing Biden of promoting "anti-vaccine conspiracy theories."
Among those who voted for Trump in 2016, a quarter agree that he is no longer fighting hard to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Although the three have offered similar timelines, Facui's taken the most conservative approach, saying a vaccine likely won't be available before the end of the year.
Scientists will test the Oxford vaccine and another being developed by scientists at Imperial College London.
Americans want a COVID-19 vaccine—but worry that it could be rushed out before the election. Here's what the science says.
In a Newsweek interview, Fauci says a presidential edict to force the FDA to approve an expedited COVID-19 vaccine before Election Day would never fly.
Professor Grant McFadden of Arizona State University told Newsweek "disinformation and outright lies" circulate widely.
AstraZeneca said illnesses will happen by chance in trials and must be independently reviewed.