CDC Proposes Guidelines for Distributing Coronavirus Vaccine in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday proposed guidelines for distributing a coronavirus vaccine in the United States if and when one is approved for public use.

The guidelines, unveiled during a presentation at the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meeting, would prioritize health-care workers, essential personnel and vulnerable Americans, such as the elderly and those with underlying health conditions.

It would include all paid and unpaid people working in health-care settings. That includes hospitals, long-term care facilities, home-based care, outpatient centers and pharmacies. The CDC estimates there are between 17 million and 20 million health-care workers in the U.S. Read more…..


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