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Pharmaceutical firms asked to speed up coronavirus vaccine work: Trump

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump returns to the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration has asked pharmaceutical companies to accelerate work on the development of a coronavirus vaccine, but provided no details.

Top U.S. health officials have said that a vaccine for the virus, which has killed more than 3,000 people worldwide, is up to 18 months away.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Makini Brice)