• States that roll out vaccines the fastest will be prioritized for future doses, officials say: 'We need doses going to where they'll be administered quickly'

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Alex Azar speaks during a news briefing on the administration's response.
    Reuters
    Starting in two weeks, states with the speediest vaccine rollouts will be prioritized for additional doses, US officials announced Tuesday.
    The new system is meant to incentivize states to promptly record vaccinations and prevent doses from sitting in freezers.
    But it could also punish states that lack the funding or resources to accelerate vaccine administration.
    The strategy is set to take effect after President-elect Joe Biden takes office, though, so it's possible the new administration will change...
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