The winter storm sweeping throughout Texas and far of the U.S. has posed new obstacles to coronavirus vaccination efforts.
Driving the information: Hazardous climate has slowed deliveries from two central distribution hubs for the Southeast. The U.S. authorities is projecting “widespread delays” in vaccine shipments within the subsequent few days, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spokesperson informed the Washington Post.
- The CDC didn’t specify what number of of the 11 million doses scheduled for supply this week will likely be impacted.
The backside line: “No one desires to place vaccine in danger by making an attempt to ship it in harmful circumstances,” the Texas DSHS mentioned in its Twitter put up.