The governor says New York state will have its own health officials to screen any federally approved vaccine.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Community Refrigerator Stolen Off Midwood Street In Broad Daylight
“Frankly, I’m not going to trust the federal government’s opinion, and I wouldn’t recommend to New Yorkers based on the federal government’s opinion,” Cuomo said.
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President Donald Trump responded to Cuomo’s comments.READ MORE: Disney's 'Aladdin' Reopens On Broadway
“I think you put the people of New York at great risk, and he’s done that if you look at the nursing homes, 11,000 people died needlessly,” he said.
On Wednesday, the president accused the FDA of playing politics and said if the agency issues stricter guidelines for a COVID-19 vaccine, he might not approve them.MORE NEWS: New Flood Mitigation Projects Kicking Off On Long Island In Wake Of Ida's Damage
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