Should Nursing Home Residents Be Prioritized For Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine?

Several COVID-19 vaccines are being studied in trials around the country. Once the Food and Drug Administration authorizes a vaccine for use, health leaders must decide which groups of people get to receive the vaccine first.

A federal advisory committee to the CDC votes Tuesday on guidelines for who should get COVID-19 vaccines first. The committee is expected to prioritize health care workers and nursing home residents.

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