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CBC News 22 Nov 2020

Who would get a COVID-19 vaccine first and when?


Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, chair of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization, discusses how vulnerable populations will be prioritized when a  COVID-19 vaccine rolls out.


Excitement over this month's COVID-19 vaccine announcements has turned into questions about when we can all access the vaccines.

Ros Atkins answers some of the biggest questions.
The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says as many as 20 million Americans could get a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2020. Dr. Uché Blackstock, an emergency physician and founder of the group Advancing Health Equity, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss the encouraging early results from vaccine trials by Moderna and Pfizer.
While campaigning in Huntersville, North Carolina, First Lady Melania Trump called out anyone who doubts the efficacy of a Coronavirus vaccine developed under President Trump.
COVID-19 vaccine trials don't currently include children under 12, says Health Canada's chief medical adviser, Supriya Sharma. She says that means vaccination efforts will first focus on adults.


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