The new plan will also change the guidelines to allow elderly people over 65 to be vaccinated immediately, and help states establish large-scale vaccination sites if they require assistance. The source said the government hopes to shift the focus from hospitals to more places to increase more accessible places, such as pharmacies.
This will try to solve a recurring problem where states are trying to manage vaccines through hospitals and medical providers who say they do not have enough resources or personnel to serve as vaccine clinics.
The official said that in the past 48 hours, HHS Secretary Alex Azar (Alex Azar) held two “running distortion speed”
Appearing on ABC’s “Good Morning America” program on Tuesday morning, Hazard downplayed the importance of this transition, saying that it was “just a stage, moving towards the next stage of the vaccine program.”
But just last week, Operation Twisted delayed the Biden team’s plan to release all doses now.
“If President-elect Biden calls for the distribution of the vaccine knowing that there will not be a second dose available, this decision is without science or data and violates the FDA’s approved label,” OWS spokesperson Michael Pratt said Friday In the announcement of Light Biden. “If President-elect Biden is even more suggesting that the maximum number of doses available, in line with the guarantee that the second dose of the vaccine will be there when the patient is shown, then anything has happened.”
They also refuted other ideas for expanding the supply of vaccines, saying that people who are speculating about the possibility of using only one dose or halving the dose are misunderstanding the data.
“We have been paying attention to discussions and news reports about reducing the number of doses, extending the interval between doses, changing the dose (half dose), or mixing and matching vaccines to make more people immune to COVID-19, Stephen Hahn, head of FDA’s vaccine department Dr. and Dr. Peter Marks said in a statement at the time.
At the same time, the coronavirus is rising across the United States. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, more than 200,000 new Covid-19 cases were reported every day in the past week, and during this period, the United States reported an average of more than 3,200 deaths every day.
Sara Murray of CNN contributed to this report.