Bloomberg Law
June 16, 2020, 2:30 PM

U.S. Aims to Distribute 300m Covid-19 Vaccine Doses by January

Greg Sullivan
Greg Sullivan
Bloomberg News

“HHS plans for a tiered approach to vaccine distribution, which will build on allocation methodology developed as part of pandemic flu planning,” agency says in a fact sheet on Operation Warp Speed.

  • Allocation methodology will “be adjusted based on experience during the first wave of the COVID-19 response, data on the virus and its impact on populations and the performance of each vaccine, and the needs of the essential workforce,” HHS says
  • Program will plan and prepare infrastructure for distribution before vaccines are approved or authorized
  • NOTE: The White House, working with pharmaceutical cos., seeks to compress the vaccine-development ...