It was announced by Trump in his Monday coronavirus briefing that the A&M center of Fujifilm in Texas will be reserved as a facility to mass-produce the coronavirus vaccine. That is, whenever the vaccine is discovered, the center will be exclusively used to produce that vaccine.
This new announcement is a further development in the operation warp speed. The goal of this operation is to make available the coronavirus vaccine by the year-end provided that the vaccine is approved by the US center of foods and drugs. Trump said in the briefing that
“These same manufacturing processes are being conducted on an even larger scale in College Station, Texas,” Today, I’m proud to announce that HHS has just signed a $265 million contract with the Fujifilm Texas A&M Innovation Center, which is quite the place, to dramatically expand their vaccine manufacturing capacity.”
The Trump administration has been investing heavily in order to discover the coronavirus vaccine. There are many candidates in the race. Some have even reached the third phase of the human trials.
However, 2021 is still the most likely year according to most experts. Only time can tell when the vaccine will be available. Till then stay tuned with us for more such latest news.