Thursday saw a grim coronavirus milestone hit the country.
On Thursday, the US reported more than 4,000 deaths for the first time from COVID-19 in a single day. There are at least 4,111 casualties, and with 280,028 new infections, regular coronavirus cases have also reached a new high, The New York Times reported.
It comes as the long-awaited rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine suffers from delays.
On Thursday, Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told NPR, “I think it would be fair to just observe what happens in the next couple of weeks,” “If we don’t catch up on what the original goal was, then we really need to make some changes about what we’re doing.”
“more expansive in who they can give the vaccine to,”being more inclusive about who they can give the vaccine to. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggested that health-care staff and nursing homes be prioritized, but Hahn acknowledged that “data and science.” should guide a broader distribution.