President Trump announced the creation of Operation Warp Speed in May to fast-track a coronavirus vaccine. He called it “a massive scientific and industrial, logistic endeavor unlike anything our country has seen since the Manhattan Project.”

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 15: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about coronavirus vaccine development in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Dubbed “Operation Warp Speed,” the Trump administration is announcing plans for an all-out effort to produce and distribute a coronavirus vaccine by the end of 2020. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)