The Trump administration is releasing a second dose of the coronavirus vaccine, which has been postponed to boost injections, and urges states to administer the vaccine to all people over 65 and people with existing health conditions, shifting from previous guidance to priority medical personnel.
“First, we have provided every dose of the vaccine. Therefore, we have always used the second dose as a safety stop measure. “We now believe that our manufacturing process is predictable, so we can ensure that the ongoing production can serve people Provide a second dose. Therefore, our state and medical service providers can now use everything. “
Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services are expected to provide detailed information about the changes later on Tuesday.
According to the CDC, more than 25.4 million doses of vaccine have been distributed, but only 8.9 million Americans have been vaccinated.
Axios first reported the announcement of the plan.