• The Era of Mass Vaccinations Is Ending

    3 days ago - By The Atlantic

    At its peak, in late March, the mass-vaccination site at Nashville's Music City Center was giving out 2,100 doses a day. It was all hands on deck: Local nurses, volunteers, FEMA employees, and even U.S. Forest Service EMTs were redeployed to help give COVID-19 shots. But last week, the number of daily doses dropped to less than 1,300-about 1,100 second doses and only 190 first doses. Imagine three weeks from now, when only 190 people are due back for dose two, says Brian Todd, a spokesperson for the local public-health department. At that point, the number “is going to be very low,” he...
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  • Pfizer Will Seek Approval to Give Covid Vaccine to Children

    3 days ago - By New York Times

    The company said it also plans to apply this month for full F.D.A. approval - not just emergency authorization - for the vaccine's use in adults.
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  • White House aims to give 70% of American adults at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose by July 4

    3 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Tuesday set a new goal for the ongoing U.S. Covid-19 vaccination campaign: giving at least one shot to 70% of the adult population by July 4.
    To reach that goal, Biden's team said he will expand walk-up vaccinations at pharmacies and vaccination sites, open additional mobile vaccination units, and accelerate a public-relations campaign aimed at boosting vaccine confidence.
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