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Trump says US to ‘crush’ Covid-19 with vaccine ‘this year’

"We are marshaling America's scientific genius to produce a vaccine in record time," Trump said. "We will have a safe and effective vaccine this year and together we will crush the virus."

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to “crush” the coronavirus pandemic with a vaccine by the end of the year, as he accepted the Republican nomination for a second term.

“We are marshaling America’s scientific genius to produce a vaccine in record time,” Trump said. “We will have a safe and effective vaccine this year and together we will crush the virus.”

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