Moncef Slaoui Talks to Kara Swisher About the Coronavirus Vaccine and Working for Trump’s Operation Warp Speed

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the head of Operation Warp Speed, talks to Kara Swisher about a data-driven timeline, sticking to the science and battle rhythms.

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Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project

Operation Warp Speed has moved along at a rapid clip. But some people involved in the approval process fear pressure to deliver an October surprise for President Trump.

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Chief Vaccine Scientist Will Not Be Forced to Disclose Pharmaceutical Stocks

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the chief adviser for the Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccine program, can remain a government contractor, thus shielding him from disclosure rules.

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Trump Narrows Search for Coronavirus Vaccine to Five Firms

The White House is eager to project progress, but the public-private partnership it has created still faces scientific hurdles, internal tensions and questions from Congress.

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Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts

Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to development coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny.

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New Coronavirus Vaccine Czar Says Finding One by January Is a ‘Credible’ Goal

Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive the White House chose to lead a crash development program, acknowledged that the 12-18 month timeline cited by Dr. Anthony Fauci was already “very aggressive.”

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Trump Picks Ex-Drug Company Executive to Lead Accelerated Coronavirus Vaccine Effort

The chief operating officer will be an Army general who specializes in logistics.

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