Doctors “cautiously optimistic” vaccine may be approved this year

Doctors "cautiously optimistic" vaccine may be approved this year

ORLANDO, Fla. — As the debate continues in Washington, DC, between the CDC and the President over when there will be a coronavirus vaccine, local experts are “cautiously optimistic” we will see a vaccine this year.

“I think there is a pretty good possibility that we may see a vaccine approved,” said Dr. Vincent Hsu, AdventHealth’s infection control officer.

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Hsu also says that a vaccine is more likely than Americans developing herd immunity.

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“We are nowhere near that right now in the US or here in Florida, despite the millions of cases of covid that have occured,” Hsu said.

While a vaccine will take time, experts agree that it will be important when it comes to getting the country back to normal.