Health centers across US prepare for vaccination distribution
HonorHealth in Phoenix is one of dozens of sites around the country that will serve as a mass vaccination hub for health care workers and first responders starting in mid-December.
Dasha Burns brings the latest from North Carolina where Duke University is preparing for vaccine distribution. Aired on 12/04/2020. The first doses of a coronavirus vaccine could be distributed as early as mid-December, as hospitals struggle to cope with a growing surge in patients with COVID-19. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports on the toll the pandemic is taking on frontline workers, and Dr. Dyan Hes, founder of Gramercy Pediatrics, joined CBSN to discuss which groups should be prioritized when vaccines are distributed, and how long it might take to reach herd immunity. Concerns about violent protests are pushing Washington and state capitols to increase security After submitting their vaccine attempts for FDA emergency use authorization, Moderna and Pfizer are moving millions of doses to every corner of the U.S. for immediate distribution if they get the greenlight.