Who Gets a Vaccine First? U.S. Considers Race in Coronavirus Plans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an advisory committee of outside health experts in April began working on a ranking system for what may be an extended rollout in the United States. According to a preliminary plan, any approved vaccines would be offered to vital medical and national security officials first, and then to other essential workers and those considered at high risk — the elderly instead of children, people with underlying conditions instead of the relatively healthy.

Publisher: NY Times | Author: Megan Twohey

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2020-07-09 (Modified: 2021-05-18)

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