Media outlets are televising top government officials receiving Covid vaccines in admittedly awkward segments:
BREAKING: Dr. Anthony Fauci gives a thumbs up after receiving the Moderna COVID vaccine, saying he hoped getting the vaccine serves “as a symbol to rest of the country that I feel extreme confidence in the safety and the efficacy of this vaccine.” https://t.co/lzKfIrvEuA pic.twitter.com/LU4Cb2ALTa
— ABC News (@ABC) December 22, 2020
The health and economic ramifications from the coronavirus pandemic rushed broad-scale federal support to get the vaccines out in record time. This became possible thanks to the merger of the public and private sector in vaccine development through President Trump’s Manhattan Project-esque Operation Warp Speed.