VIRUS TODAY: Lag in vaccinations underscores lack of support
January 10, 2021
Here’s what’s happening Sunday with the pandemic in the U.S.:
— Public health officials have complained for months that they do not have enough support or money to get COVID-19 vaccines quickly into arms. Now the slower-than-expected start to the largest vaccination effort in U.S. history is proving them right. As they work to ramp up the shots, state and local public health departments across the U.S. cite a variety of obstacles, most notably a lack of leadership from the federal government. Many officials worry that they are losing precious time at the height of the pandemic, and t...