Washington, Feb. 20 .- The President of the United States, Joe biden, promised that the Government will undertake a concerted effort to eradicate cancer once the cancer pandemic is defeated. Coronavirus.
« I want you to know that once we defeat the Covid-19 we are going to do everything we can to end cancer as we know it, « Biden said in public remarks during a visit to a manufacturing plant of Vaccines of Pfizer in Kalamazoo County, Michigan (Midwest).
Biden, who lost his eldest son Beau to cancer, vowed to bring together the best scientists in the country for « an advanced cancer research effort similar to that of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa). ) of the United States. «
Darpa is charged with developing cutting-edge technologies for military use.
The US president said he believes his country will get closer to normal at the end of this year, but clarified that he cannot commit to meeting those deadlines.
In addition, he reiterated that his administration intends to have 600 million doses of Vaccines against him Coronavirus by the end of July, enough for all Americans, but he noted that it may take longer to give each injection.