Dr. Fauci is cautiously optimistic there will be a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2020 or early 2021 - (MarketWatch via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Tuesday he is cautiously optimistic there will be a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year or early 2021, as reported in MarketWatch.

  • Fauci also indicated that "the next couple of weeks are going to be critical in our ability to address [COVID-19] surges" in the country.

  • He recently warned that the US is still in the first wave of the pandemic and has continued to urge Americans to practice social distancing.

  • Fauci has also suggested that political demonstrations such as recent protests around the country are "risky" to all involved, and when asked if that applied to President Donald Trump's rallies as well, he said it did. 

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