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Trump says he thinks U.S. could start distributing a coronavirus vaccine in October

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President Donald Trump said the U.S. government could start distributing a coronavirus vaccine as early as October, a much more optimistic estimate than from his own health officials. 

“We’re very close to that vaccine as you know and I think much closer than I think most people want to say,” Trump said during a White House press briefing Wednesday. “We think we can start some time in October. SThat will be from mid-October on. It may be a little bit later than that.”