Officials: US on Track to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine to 20 Million Americans This Month

The United States remains on track to distribute and administer enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for 20 million Americans by the end of the year, health and military officials said Wednesday. "If all goes well ... that means we can make our first shipments of vaccine to states this month and we are on track to be able to ship enough vaccine for 20 million Americans before the end of the year," Health Secretary Alex Azar told a press conference. While 40 million doses are projected to be available this month, each person requires two doses for protection, meaning about 20 million people will get vaccinated. Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, President Donald Trump's vaccine czar, said officials feel confident they'll have more and more vaccines each following month. He expects 60 million doses in January 2021 and 100 million in February 2021. "And end of February, we will have ...

Officials: US on Track to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine to 20
Million Americans This Month
The United States remains on track to distribute and administer enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for 20 million Americans by the end of the year, health and military officials said Wednesday. "If all goes well ... that means we can make our first shipments of vaccine to states this month and we are on track to be able to ship enough vaccine for 20 million Americans before the end of the year," Health Secretary Alex Azar told a press conference. While 40 million doses are projected to be available this month, each person requires two doses for protection, meaning about 20 million people will get vaccinated. Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, President Donald Trump's vaccine czar, said officials feel confident they'll have more and more vaccines each following month. He expects 60 million doses in January 2021 and 100 million in February 2021. "And end of February, we will have ...