Ottawa Now – ‘I think we are in superb position’: One of Canada’s leading scientists optimistic at least one effective vaccine will be ready at the end of 2020

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The federal government has announced it has signed deals with four pharmaceutical companies to secure doses of their vaccines, assuming they work. One of the country’s leading scientists feels optimistic that there will be at least one effective, safe vaccine by the end of 2020. Dr. Alan Bernstein is the President and CEO of the Canadian-based global research organization CIFAR, and he is a member of the Canadian COVID-19 Task Force. He joins Kristy Cameron on today’s Ottawa Now.​ See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.