Hospital Workers Start to Turn Against Each Other to Get Covid-19 Vaccine
“People are going to fight over who goes first, or who doesn’t go first, but the important thing is that it’s happening,” Dr. Tallaj, the chairman of SOMOS Community Care, a network of clinics across New York City that treat many patients from Hispanic and Asian immigrant communities, said of the vaccinations.
Dec. 24, 2020, 6:57 p.m. ET
Health care workers and nursing home residents and staff members form what is called Phase 1 of New York State’s vaccine distribution plan. About two million people are in this group, and the state’s initial allocation of the vaccine most likely means that Phase 2, which includes essential workers, won’t begin until late January. (Widespread distribution isn’t likely to begin until the summer, officials have said.)
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[Source: New York Times]