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Officers from the Well being and Human Providers Division and Pentagon are holding a joint briefing Tuesday on the Trump administration’s Covid-19 vaccine program Operation Warp Pace.
The administration plans to difficulty new tips to broaden vaccine eligibility to everybody 65 and older in addition to to these with comorbid situations, like diabetes, a senior official instructed CNBC earlier Tuesday.
The administration may even cease holding again thousands and thousands of doses reserved for the second spherical of pictures of Pfizer and Moderna’s two-dose vaccines, the official mentioned, including they launched doses that had been held in reserve on Sunday.
U.S. officers try to choose up the tempo of vaccinations after a slower-than-expected rollout. As of Monday morning, greater than 25.4 million doses had been distributed throughout the U.S., however simply over 8.9 million pictures have been administered, based on CDC information.
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