“I think we’ll have to have one more cycle of this virus in the fall heading into the winter before we get to a vaccine.” Dr. Scott Gottlieb says he thinks having a vaccine available for widespread use for the general population is “probably a 2021 event.”
"I'm not in a position today to say exactly what the timeline will be. We're going to move as quickly and as responsibly as we can," Merck CEO Ken Frazier said on developing a potential vaccine against the coronavirus.