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Army 4-star will co-lead Manhattan Project-style effort to create and distribute COVID-19 vaccine

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The general helming Army Materiel Command will co-lead the president’s effort to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus by January 2021, President Donald Trump announced Friday. Gen. Gustave Perna and Moncef Slaoui, a former chairman at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, will co-lead the project called “Operation Warp Speed,” the president said in the Rose Garden of […]