Fauci Apologized after Questioning UK’s Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine
Fauci Apologized after Questioning UK’s Approval of COVID-19 Vaccine.Questioning the UK’s approval of the vaccine was too hasty to cause criticism, Fauci rushed to apologize.
[Global.net report reporter Hou Jiaxin] “This is really a misunderstanding, and I want to say sorry for that.” On December 3, local time, the top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci made a comment on the previous approval of the Pfizer vaccine in the United Kingdom. Apologies for his remarks.
The British government announced on the 2nd that the country’s regulatory agency has approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the German Biotech Company and Pfizer Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. of the United States. This matter quickly attracted attention from the outside world, and there were also some doubts.
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) report, Fauci told Fox News on the 2nd that the British drug regulatory agency did not examine vaccines as closely as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In an interview with CBS, he also said that the United Kingdom approved the vaccine in a “rush”.
Fauci’s remarks quickly caused controversy in the UK. In an interview with the BBC on the 3rd, Fauci apologized for the previous day’s remarks.
According to a Reuters report, Fauci clarified in an interview with the BBC on the 3rd local time, “This is really a misunderstanding. I want to say sorry about this, sorry. I have a strong understanding of the British scientific team and regulatory authorities. confidence.”
Fauci said that he did not want to say that the British regulators acted hastily, but if his words made others misunderstood, he wanted to clarify his views. “Whether it is from a scientific point of view or from a regulatory point of view, I am very confident in the British approach.”