CDC Panel Recommends First Covid-19 Vaccines to Healthcare Professionals, Nursing Homes

The Federal Vaccine Advisory Board recommended that health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities be the first to receive doses of Covid-19 from the limited supply initially available.

The Disease Prevention and Prevention Centers Advisory Board voted 13-1 on Tuesday to give the first vaccinations to some 21 million health workers and three million residents in long-term care facilities.