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CDC director contradicts Trump on vaccine timeline and face masks

CBS News Wednesday, 16 September 2020 ()
CDC director Robert Redfield contradicted President Trump during sworn testimony Wednesday. Redfield said face masks are an effective tool in fighting the coronavirus and a vaccine would not be widely available until sometime next year. Paula Reid reports.
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