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    The president said last week that his administration could override the US Food and Drug Administration's attempt to toughen standards for the authorisation of a COVID-19 vaccine.

    President Donald Trump is giving a press briefing on the US' coronavirus testing strategy at the White House on Monday.

    Trump has promised that 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine will be distributed throughout the country by the end of the year. Before the presidential election on 3 November, he said, the vaccine would be available for distribution.

    Democrats have accused the US president of trying to rush the development of a vaccine against coronavirus, expressing concerns that it could affect its efficiency.

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