Countrywide, hospitals are preparing for the first 3.2 million shipments of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The first round of shipments will be distributed to five government agencies before Moderna’s vaccine hits the market. State’s will have final say on specific distributions of vaccines, however the federal government is allocating vaccines to the states based on population, not proportionate to populations at risk, leaving over two million healthcare workers in California, for example, uninoculated. The U.S government expects available doses to rise from 60 to 70 million in January 2021.
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