There was also no significant difference between its protection for men and women, or between healthy volunteers and those at risk of severe COVID-19 who had conditions like obesity and diabetes. The Ottawa Hospital said staff will have to come to the hospital to get their shots because it has the equipment to store the vaccine at -70 C and the staff to administer it and can't yet bring it to people.
Mercy staff will administer the vaccines. Only 19% of Black women and about a fifth of Latina women opted to take the vaccine as soon as possible, according to the poll by MassINC Polling Group in MA, which surveyed 1,100 residents across the state.
There's also a question about the exact track and if the storm stayed further south, it would spare greater Boston from a significant snowstorm. Snowfall totals in those highly-populated counties range from 13 to 17 inches. The NWS says heavy snow may make for "very hard travel conditions", particularly for the Wednesday evening commute and Wednesday night. Some areas of Maryland and Virginia could get snow in the afternoon on Monday, as rain turns to snow in the higher elevations.
Indoor dining in New York City restaurants is suspended once again, just as the first significant snowstorm of the year heads our way. He warned that December and January will be tough months and said he's had conversations with Gov. Unlike the COVID-19 outbreaks during the spring peak of the pandemic, an overwhelming 74% of current infections are traced back to small domestic social gatherings - so-called "living room spread".
He also cited the "once-in-a-generation" overhaul of the tax code, elimination of the individual mandate under Obamacare, increased US energy production and his action on trade. Wisconsin Republicans refused to accept Biden's victory and met separately at the state Capitol to select what they called an "alternate slate" of electors casting votes for Trump.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) met on Saturday morning and are expected to recommend the vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE as appropriate for adult Americans. Speaking to national broadcaster CBC on Sunday, Dany Fortin - who is in charge of the vaccine distribution - said "the delivery schedule is unfolding exactly as planned".