Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said the Trump administration left a “vague” plan for coronavirus vaccine distribution — as he defended Vice President Kamala Harris’ claims that President Biden’s team had to “start from scratch” when it entered office.
Harris made the claim on “Axios on HBO” last Sunday evening, and the infectious diseases expert was asked about the remark this week during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”
Anchor Chris Wallace asked: “Is that true?”
“The one thing that we can say is that the infrastructure and the capability in the planning of getting the vaccines distributed into the arms of people was really quite vague, as I’ve said before. I mean, obviously it wasn’t that nothing was done because we developed the vaccine, we got them manufactured and they were shipped,” Fauci said.
He said critics should give Harris “a break” because she didn’t “mean from scratch.”
“I mean, obviously, we had vaccines that we were giving