Tracking news and information about the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Fauci Said US Will Not Delay Second Vaccine Dose Like UK Did. “On Friday, Dr Fauci told CNN that the United States would not be following in the UK’s footsteps and would follow Pfizer and BioNTech’s guidance to administer the second dose of its vaccine three weeks after the first.” [Guardian]
Mitt Romney Criticized Trump’s Botched Vaccine Distribution. “Republican Sen. Mitt Romney on Friday warned the process of distributing vaccines is “falling behind” in a statement blasting the plan for getting Americans vaccinated, as the critical vaccination roll out process lags. “That comprehensive vaccination plans have not been developed at the federal level and sent to the states as models is as incomprehensible as it is inexcusable,” Romney, who represents Utah, said in a statement Friday.” [CNN]
Colorado Pharmacist Arrested For Intentionally Spoiling Vaccine. “Grafton Police have arrested the Aurora Health Care pharmacist who intentionally spoiled more than 500 doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, officials said. He has been arrested on charges of first degree recklessly endangering safety, adulterating a prescription drug, and criminal damage to property. He is currently held at the Ozaukee County jail. The identity of the pharmacist is being withheld at this time.” [WTMJ]