Dr. Scott Gottlieb explains why Covid won’t be eradicated in U.S. like smallpox, polio

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    “We eradicate things where we have very high vaccination rates, and where the vaccine is a one-and-done vaccine where it’s fully protective for a long duration and for life,” Dr. Scott Gottlieb, member of the boards of Pfizer and biotech company Illumina and former FDA commissioner, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Friday.

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