A Disney worker in California brags about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine on Facebook-saying that she was able to get off the line because her mother-in-law was a “big event” at the local hospital.
“When I woke up this morning, I didn’t think I would get the COVID-19 vaccine today. But we arrived. I am very happy,” according to the Orange County Register, the 33-year-old Riverside The woman yelled in a Facebook post on December 20.
The woman added: “Science is basically my religious belief, so it means a lot to me.” The woman did not disclose her health.
When the commentator asked the unidentified woman how she could lure a coveted Pfizer vaccine (which should be used initially for frontline medical workers and vulnerable people), the woman replied that her husband’s aunt is very large. The round is at Redlands Community Hospital.
The vaccinated woman posted photos of her coronavirus immunization records in the hospital and added that the remaining doses at the center would be bad if they were not used immediately.
Since then, the online post has been deleted.
Pfizer’s vaccines can be stored in the quick-freezing facility of the hospital for up to 30 days, and then stored in the refrigerator for 5 days.
The hospital defended itself in a statement to the Register, stating: “Redlands Community Hospital, in accordance with California Department of Public Health guidelines, allocated Pfizer vaccines to frontline doctors, medical staff and support staff.
“After the doctors and staff who expressed interest in the vaccine, there are still a few doses left.
“Because the recombinant Pfizer vaccine must be used or disposed of within a few hours, non-frontline medical staff should be given several doses to avoid wasting valuable vaccine.”
However, Andrew Noymer, a public health professor at the University of California, Irvine, told the media that the vaccinations of Disney employees “failed the odor test.”
He said: “Nurses, technicians, gatekeepers and orderly people need to be vaccinated before random community members.”
Despite this, although the CDC will recommend who should be immunized first, “in the end, it is still left to the states and the various locations for vaccination,” the center’s senior associate research director, Dr. David D. Lo, University of California Riverside School of Medicine, told the roster.
A spokeswoman for the California Department of Public Health told the media that the state has clarified who should get what first, and said: “Federal and state vaccine guidelines have prioritized our front-line medical workers. These workers risk The danger of life to fight this virus starts from day one.