Despite New Guidelines, Massive Challenges in US Vaccine Distribution
Effort to speed up vaccine distribution will largely depend on states
When a Covid-19 vaccine is ready to be delivered across the country, local health officials will face a slew of challenges, from trust issues to keeping the doses cold. The Rev. Liz Walker of Roxbury Presbyterian Church in Massachusetts discusses mistrust of vaccines in the Black community and how to overcome the mistrust. Aired on 12/12/2020. Who will have first access to a COVID vaccine - once one is authorized?
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (Or the ACIP) called an emergency meeting on Tuesday to finalize distribution recommendations for the U.S. The state first considered "Ground Zero" for coronavirus infection in U.S., is now finalizing details for a vaccine rollout. Washington Governor Jay Inslee joins Katy Tur to discuss. Aired on 12/02/2020.