Elders, Frontline Workers Up Next for COVID-19 Vaccines—But Who Should Go First?

Elders, Frontline Workers Up Next for COVID-19 Vaccines—But Who Should Go First?

Now that vaccination is well underway for health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities, the debate continues about whether the next round should prioritize older people who are most likely to die of COVID-19 or frontline workers who are at greatest risk of exposure. Today, I received the COVID-19 vaccine. Today, I followed the recommendation of the Attending Physician of Congress and received the #COVID19 vaccine to ensure continuity of government. According to the CDC, nearly 10 million vaccine doses have been distributed as of December 23, but only about a tenth of those have actually gone into people’s arms. Skirmishes have already broken out around which health care workers should be vaccinated first in Phase 1a.

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