WAVY – If it goes as planned, by the end of business Tuesday afternoon, vaccinators will have administered 1,000 doses of Moderna or the Pfizer vaccine at the Portsmouth Sportsplex.
Route Fifty – A predictive model helps to highlight the potential benefits of the vaccine rollout, even providing data that is specific to different states and cities.
WAVY – Early Thursday morning, a well-placed source told 10 On Your Side that the Portsmouth Sportsplex will become the site of a large COVID-19 vaccination clinic.
The New York Times – The shortage of lifesaving medical equipment last year was a searing example of the government’s failed coronavirus response.
Miami Herald – Vaccines are now available at a site in one of Miami’s oldest Black neighborhoods. Eligible people can be vaccinated without an appointment at the walk-up site.
KTVU – Dr. Rashid Chotani, IEM Medical Director, has advised the CDC and is a leading figure in the fight against COVID-19 in the U.S. Chotani and his colleagues are on the verge of certifying a breakthrough in a new testing method for the novel coronavirus, which began FDA-level trials on March 30.
KTVU – The extreme weather in Texas and other parts of the country have wider implications for the fight against COVID-19. KTVU’s Heather Holmes speaks with IEM’s chief medical director about vaccine delays in the south and midwest.
NBC News – This time, vaccines and supplies are going to underserved communities. “Anything Trump did, we’re doing the opposite,” said one official.
ClimateWire – The federal government soon will run out of money to pay for disaster expenses including emergency shelter, food and medicine, according to a new report that puts pressure on Congress to approve another round of funding.