U.S. Government Expects First COVID Vaccine Shipments to Arrive Monday
By CBS News // December 12, 2020
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(CBS NEWS) – U.S. Army General Gus Perna, chief operating officer of Operation Warp Speed, said Saturday he expects the first COVID-19 vaccine shipments will arrive at 145 sites in states across the country on Monday.
Perna said at a midday briefing the Pfizer vaccine will begin moving to UPS hubs within the next 24 hours, and will go out to 636 locations nationwide.
Vaccines will be distributed to 425 sites on Tuesday and 66 sites on Wednesday.
Frontline medical workers and residents of long-term care facilities will be the first to get the vaccine.
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