New York may obtain COVID-19 vaccine this weekend

ALBANY – Assuming the FDA approves the COVID-19 vaccine at present (Thursday) and the state evaluation committee provides its okay on Friday, the vaccine may arrive as quickly as this weekend, Governor Cuomo stated on Wednesday.

The primary to obtain the pictures in New York might be nursing dwelling residents and healthcare employees. They might be adopted by high-risk hospital employees.

The state is predicted to obtain 170,000 doses from the federal authorities within the first spherical with 19,200 doses initially designated for the Mid-Hudson Valley.

One other major inhabitants to be focused within the state are the black and brown communities, who the governor famous are medically under-served. An academic marketing campaign might be launched to unfold the phrase about the necessity to have residents vaccinated.

The governor additionally stated he satisfied the CDC to agree to not require private identification data from undocumented residents to ensure that them to be vaccinated.

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