Omicron-specific Covid vaccine a ‘big if’ at this point, says Dr. Gottlieb

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CNBC Television published this video item, entitled “Omicron-specific Covid vaccine a ‘big if’ at this point, says Dr. Gottlieb” – below is their description.

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner and CNBC contributor, joins ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss the FDA’s reported plans to speed up the potential approval process for an omicron targeting vaccine.

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