Stories tagged: "Vaccine Distribution"


Healthcare workers in protective equipment administer vaccines to patients in a conference room with folding tables. It is after sunset.
The US Needed More 24/7 Vaccine Centers Yesterday

Vaccine distribution centers that are open 24 hours a day have proven to inoculate many more people than centers that are only open during traditional business hours. So far, New York and Phoenix are the only major US cities to adopt them.

Gillette Stadium is the Commonwealth' s first large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site, operated by CIC Health. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images. Graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd)
100 Million Vaccine Doses in 100 Days: Is Biden’s Plan Achievable?

Biden’s vaccine plan is intended to rectify the Trump administration’s dismal rollout, which largely left vaccine distribution to the states without giving them the necessary funding and resources.

Penny Cracas, right, with the Chester County, Pa., Health Department, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Robert Dando, a school district nurse, at the Chester County Government Services Center, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, in West Chester. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Has the 5th Highest Number of Vaccine Doses, But Ranks 24th in Distribution. Why?

Pennsylvania health officials say there are several obstacles to distributing the coronavirus vaccines across the state. We take a look at what they are.

The COVID vaccine rollout has been a mess, but that could change soon, according to experts.
America’s Vaccine Rollout Is a Mess, but Hope Is on the Horizon

The federal government has largely left vaccine distribution to the states without giving them the necessary resources or infrastructure, resulting in an under-funded, decentralized plan that has created the mess we see today.

The City of Milwaukee is launching a COVID-19 "vaccination hub" at the Wisconsin Center. Mayor Tom Barrett said it will first be used for municipal employees but be expanded to the public "as soon as possible." (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Milwaukee Is Opening a Downtown ‘Vaccine Hub’

Mayor says it will open to the public “as soon as possible.” City workers in priority categories will go first.

Doctors inject sisters Claudia Scott-Mighty, left, Althea Scott-Bonaparte, who are patient care directors, and Christine Scott, an ICU nurse, with their second shot of the Pfizer vaccine at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
Biden Plans to Release Available COVID Vaccine Doses Immediately

Biden “supports releasing available doses immediately, and believes the government should stop holding back vaccine supply so we can get more shots in Americans’ arms now.”