Most people are getting their second COVID shots on time, CDC says
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which was obtained by CBS News, shows that 96% of Americans are receiving their second shot of thewithin four days of their scheduled dose.
The data, set to be released Wednesday, points to success following the two-dose schedule outlined by Pfizer and Moderna, the makers of the two available COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S.
One reason for this success has been reliability in shipments of second doses. Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine Centers for Disease Control, told CBS News that his state has yet to experience any delays in second dose shipments and added that the ordering process ensures allocations of second doses will match quantities of first doses.
Last month, officials at the CDC published new guidance for those unable to meet the …continued .
[Source: CBS News]