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Massachusetts releases COVID-19 vaccination plan – WWLP.com

Health officials are already planning out how a vaccination will be approached within the Commonwealth.

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BOSTON (WWLP) – Health officials are already planning out how a vaccination will be approached within the Commonwealth.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) asked states to submit their vaccine distribution plans by November 1.
Massachusetts unveiled a draft version of how they plan to distribute the vaccine on Saturday. According to the draft, the state expects to receive between 20,000 and 60,000 doses of the vaccine in the first phase.
The first phase would prioritize healt…

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South Korea Tries to Quell Anxiety Over Flu Shots After 13 Unexplained Deaths – The New York Times

Health officials say there is no link between the deaths and the flu vaccines. But the deaths, after two recent vaccine recalls, have raised safety fears among…

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Then, earlier this month, 615,000 doses of a flu vaccine shipped by another company were also recalled after some of them were found to contain white particles, which the government described as being a harmless protein. Almost 18,000 people had received doses before they were recalled.
No serious harm had been reported from either of those lots, though dozens of people who received those doses reported fevers or other minor complaints which are common reactions to flu shots, officials said. None…

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Trump’s Operation Warp Speed adviser says all Americans could be immunized with COVID vaccine by June – ABC News

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Most Americans may have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by early this spring, one which could potentially immunize them by June, according to Operation Warp Speed’s chief adviser, Dr. Moncef Slaoui.
“It’s not a certainty, but the plan — and I feel pretty confident — should make it such that by June, everybody could have been immunized in the U.S.,” Slaoui told ABC News’ Bob Woodruff Wednesday morning.
President Donald Trump’s Operation Warp Speed is an effort created to accelerate a vaccine rollout…

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Utah heart attack victim competes for medical care amid surge in Covid-19 cases – CNN

In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry’s doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah’s record setting…

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(CNN)In the predawn hours of a recent Tuesday morning in a suburban Salt Lake City hospital, Laurie Terry’s doctor made a disturbing discovery: Utah’s record setting Covid-19 outbreak had become more dangerous than many knew.
The virus now had the ability to potentially kill a patient — his patient — even if she wasn’t infected.
Hours before, Terry, a 47-year-old mother and wife, had suffered a heart attack in her Herriman, Utah, home. According to her sister, she had to be revived four times…

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