The state has ordered 26,690 doses of the immunization and 91 providers have signed up to receive a supply of the vaccine.
Gov. Ned Lamont said two years ago Connecticut needs to do more to fight tobacco addiction. Anti-smoking forces haven’t forgotten.
Connecticut became the first state Monday to fully vaccinate at least half its adult population against COVID-19.
Gov. Ned Lamont and other governors expressed dismay to the White House over pausing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Officials ‘paused’ administration of the vaccine on Tuesday
Lamont also said 30,000 doses of new J&J vaccine could arrive next week
The governor said he was contemplating no exceptions.
People aged 55 to 64 will be next in line for the vaccine.
Connecticut is expected to get 63,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine this week, along with 24,375 doses from Pfizer.
The proposal calls for a three-stage distribution plan, but complex logistics remain unresolved.
‘The trust is not there,’ said Yale cardiologist Harlan Krumholz.
Caputo has become a liability to the White House, but it is sticking with him so far.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said he expects to know, by the end of October, ‘whether the product works or not.’
The last vestiges of bipartisan support for Gov. Ned Lamont’s use of emergency powers to manage the COVID-19 pandemic came undone Wednesday.
The first COVID-19 vaccine will be rationed and the CDC is trying to determine which Americans receive it first.