Bill Gates does not think the FDA can be trusted with COVID-19 vaccines

Bill Gates said that there are 'cracks' in the FDA's conduct, including overly optimistic statements about experimental COVID-19 treatments that have made him skeptical of the once-trusted agency.
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The Department of Health and Social Care for England explained that if a suitable vaccine emerged with strong evidence of safety, quality, and efficacy the government would seek to license it through the usual route but could supply it in the meantime.
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