The first 6.4 million doses will be a crucial test of Covid-19 vaccination logistics

The first 6.4 million doses will be a crucial test of Covid-19 vaccination logistics

The first 6.4 million Covid-19 vaccine doses may begin to ship out in the US as early as Friday, after the Food and Drug Administration’s expected emergency authorization of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Thursday. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance, these doses…

Covid-19 vaccination appointments at GPs to start within days

Covid-19 vaccination appointments at GPs to start within days

GPs will start booking Covid-19 vaccination appointments within days when doses of the new shot come in. Details of the next phase of the staggered rollout emerged when Prof. Chris Whitty said the social distance restrictions could be lifted once 20 million vulnerable Britons have…

GPs in England told 'be ready as Covid-19 vaccination centres by December 14'

GPs in England told 'be ready as Covid-19 vaccination centres by December 14'

NHS bosses have told GP practices and primary care networks in England they must be ready to run Covid-19 vaccination centers by Monday, Dec. 14. A letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement to all surgeries and primary care workers warns that the “scale and…

Vaccination to start Tuesday as NHS chief explains the process

Vaccination to start Tuesday as NHS chief explains the process

Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers, said the vaccines will have reached hospital centers for vaccinations to begin on Tuesday. He told BBC Breakfast, “That’s when we expect the first batches to be administered.” Mr. Hopson said hospitals are figuring out how many nursing…