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North Carolina to receive lower COVID-19 vaccine allocation in coming week

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 26, 2021 | North Carolina

Vaccine distribution in North Carolina may be limited in the coming weeks as the state has exhausted its supply and will receive a smaller allocation from the federal government. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), held a press conference Tuesday explaining the...[ Read More ]

Arizona continues to hold COVID-19 case record as its vaccine distribution efforts stagnate

| Jan 25, 2021 | Arizona

Of the 829,500 COVID-19 vaccine doses the federal government has given to Arizona so far, the state has administered 390,623, or 48%. As Arizona slowly recovers from its internationally recognized COVID-19 case surge, it still has the highest caseload in the U.S. On top of this, it has been lagging...[ Read More ]

IHME predicts 900 lives could be saved in the coming months with a rapid vaccine rollout

Emily Boerger | Jan 25, 2021 | Washington

The latest projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) predict 3 million people will be vaccinated in Washington by May, through that number could reach 4 million individuals with a faster vaccine rollout. The report indicates that the speed at which Washington is able to reach full...[ Read More ]

Hospitals express doubt about Gov. Brown’s latest vaccine plan

Emily Boerger | Jan 22, 2021 | Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown announced last week she was adjusting Oregon’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan to place teachers and school staff at the front of the line with vaccinations beginning the week of January 25. Seniors 80 years and older would wait to receive their vaccines until the week of February...[ Read More ]

Illinois moves inmates to Phase 1B of vaccine rollout

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 20, 2021

Illinois has updated it’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan to move its incarcerated population to Phase 1B. Prisoners were previously set to be vaccinated during either Phase 2 or Phase 3. Phase 1B also includes essential frontline workers, first responders and residents over 65. The phase officially began in the state...[ Read More ]

Texas has administered 81 percent of its vaccine stock, Abbott says

| Jan 19, 2021 | Texas

Texas is slated to receive its largest supply of vaccines this week, with an expected 333,650 first doses and 509,400 second doses, according to Gov. Greg Abbott. Abbott shared this information during a visit on Tuesday to the Houston Methodist Hospital, the biggest vaccine provider in the state. He gave...[ Read More ]

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