Harris, Pence Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine, Other Pandemic Issues In Vice Presidential Debate

STAT: Harris and Pence square off on whether — and when — to trust a Covid-19 vaccine
“Sen. Kamala Harris of California made clear Wednesday that President Trump’s word, alone, would not be enough to earn her trust in the safety and effectiveness of a future Covid-19 vaccine. Vice President Mike Pence’s quick retort implored her to ‘please stop undermining confidence in a vaccine.’ Harris’ statement, which came during the only vice presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle, underscores the central role that Covid-19 vaccine development has played on the 2020 campaign trail…” (Facher, 10/7).

Additional coverage of comments on COVID-19 made during the vice presidential debate and the Trump administration’s pandemic response is available from The Hill, POLITICO, Roll Call, and Vox.

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