What are the CDC recommendations for initial distributions of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines?

Updated: Feb 28, 2021
  • Author: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS; more...
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Recommendations of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices include administering the first available vaccines to healthcare workers and residents of long-term care facilities. [3]  Young children are likely to be lower priority for vaccines because it is young adults who are the main drivers of transmission in the United States. [4]


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