Trump coming to North Carolina to see work on virus vaccine

Donald Trump
Posted at 6:50 AM, Jul 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 06:50:29-04

MORRISVILLE, N.C. - President Donald Trump is coming to North Carolina to visit a biotech facility involved in work to create a COVID-19 vaccine.

Trump’s trip on Monday to Morrisville is his first public event in the state since the eve of the March 3 presidential primary.

Trump won North Carolina’s electoral votes in 2016 by nearly 4 percentage points.

The state is also considered a presidential battleground this fall.

The FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies’ Innovation Center that he’ll tour is manufacturing key components of a vaccine candidate developed by another company.