Help on the Way
“We wanted to keep this simple,” Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services said at a media briefing Tuesday, “We thought it would be the fairest approach, and the most consistent.”
Health-care workers should be the top priority group, officials said. However, some health experts are warning about the vaccine’s side effects. Members of an advisory committee to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned about the potential side effects of getting a COVID-19 vaccine.
“As a practicing physician, I have got to be sure my patients will come back for the second dose. We really have got to make patients aware that this is not going to be a walk in the park,” said Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, a physician representing the American Medical Association.
“Wearing one of these masks when you’re outside is not a partisan issue,” Biden said. “It is a matter of protecting other people.”