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December 15, 2020

Health Law Daily

Federal Officials Expect 100M People In US To Be Fully Immunized Against COVID-19 By End Of March

  • December 15, 2020

Modern Healthcare (12/14, Kacik, Subscription Publication) reports, “Federal officials expect 100 million Americans to be fully immunized from COVID-19 by the end of March, authorities said Monday, noting that they are on track to have the capacity to immunize every American by mid-2021.” Modern Healthcare adds, “The federal government, in partnership with distributor McKesson, FedEx and UPS, started delivering its first tranche of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday,” and “plan to send 2.9 million doses to 636 sites across the country by Wednesday, with enough vaccine saved so that each person who gets the first dose can get a second shot three weeks later, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said” on Monday.