Mass vaccinations in the US might start within the third or fourth week of December says Dr Anthony Fauci.

It follows the

Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) analysis that the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine meets the “success standards”.

The highest US infectious illness skilled instructed BBC Hardtalk it was now “extremely possible” an emergency use authorisation could be issued inside a few days.

“When it’s, very quickly thereafter we’re prepared to start administering the vaccine to the upper precedence teams,” he stated.

Watch the complete interview on Wednesday 9 December 2020 on BBC World Information.