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US starts distribution of Covid-19 vaccine

Bangaloremirror | 14/12/2020 09:18 AM | Click to read full article

The first shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States headed Sunday from Michigan to distribution centres across the country, with the first shots expected to be given in the coming week to health care workers and at nursing homes.

About 3 million doses were expected to be sent out, and the priority is health care workers and nursing home residents as infections, hospitalizations and deaths soar in the US With numbers likely to get worse over the holidays.