Maybe predictably, Trump has punted vaccine distribution decisions to the states. States will get doses in proportion to their inhabitants, and should make powerful choices about who’s first in line.
“States are going to have to select and select who will get the primary doses,” Josh Michaud, an affiliate director for world well being coverage at Kaiser Household Basis, advised Politico. “It’s very apparent that states are elsewhere in the case of planning and figuring out who these persons are.” However Trump is constructing in a capability to deflect blame for distribution disasters—whereas taking credit score for the existence of the vaccine.
A vaccine is a big, large step ahead. However vaccinations are what in the end issues, and there will likely be a month of Trump-era vaccinations earlier than President-elect Joe Biden can begin to get the method beneath management.