‘Not enough to go around’: US states struggle to decide who should get Covid vaccine first
A flurry of federal government activity suggests vaccine approval could come soon as arguments rage about how to distribute it
Colorado public health experts planning for an imminent Covid-19 vaccine recommended a vulnerable population living in crowded housing for early vaccination – the state’s prison and jail inmates.
It is a population living in tight quarters where it’s almost impossible to social distance, and these institutions have seen some of the largest outbreaks of Covid-19 in the nation. For all those reasons, they were part of an early phase of the state’s vaccination plan.