CDC Tells States ‘to be Ready’ for Coronavirus Vaccine

(CNN)With the rollout of new vaccines for coronavirus just a few weeks away, the importance of inoculating people and following health guidelines grew even more apparent Tuesday as US hospitals reported a record number of patients with Covid-19.

According to the Covid Tracking Project, there were 98,691 Covid patients as of Tuesday, 2,638 more than Monday’s figure, the previous high.
The volunteer tracking organization said Tuesday’s total is more than double the number of hospitalizations reported November 1, and more than triple the total of patients reported October 1.
The news comes as states prepare to receive vaccines and an advisory committee to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends who gets the vaccines first.
States are testing their vaccine data systems — submitting files that are then received by a CDC clearinghouse.

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