On August 31 local time, according to the real-time data of Johns Hopkins University at 11:28 EDT, the number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus infection in the United States exceeded 6 million, reaching 6002615. The number of deaths due to new coronavirus infection reached 183203.
in August 30th, novel coronavirus pneumonia working group member, John burns, urged Americans to do the right thing before they were successful in developing the vaccine by wearing masks and keeping social distance. In an interview with the media, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Dr. Stephen Han, said that the FDA may consider conducting emergency authorization before the completion of phase III testing of some vaccines, which makes some medical workers worry that the vaccines may rush to market due to political reasons. Some U.S. experts even called for a committee independent of the food and drug administration to review the effectiveness of the vaccine.