Tuesday, March 2, 2021

DeSantis: Pfizer vaccine shipments to Florida on hold – WFLA


” Those Week 2 and Week 3 shipments of Pfizer are generally on hold today. Were simply uncertain with the production,” said DeSantis.

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA)– Hundreds more frontline workers are set to receive their dosages of the COVID-19 vaccine this week.

TGH is likewise dispersing vaccines to other regional medical facilities like AdventHealth Tampa. On Wednesday, AdventHealth will administer vaccines to 300 employees with the greatest danger of direct exposure. The medical facility plans to vaccinate 13,000 personnel members over the next a number of weeks.

Tampa General Hospital made history previously today when it ended up being one of 5 Florida hospitals to get doses of the vaccine. The medical facility received 20,000 doses, and is expected to immunize 400 to 500 individuals every day.

The FDA might authorize the Moderna vaccine for emergency usage later this week. DeSantis says Florida would get 367,000 dosages of the Moderna vaccine by early next week. The state would get a total of 1.16 million doses of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines by the end of December if things return on track.

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday said there could be an extra delay in getting vaccines to the state.

” Initially we believed we d get about 200,000 additional Pfizer dosages, and the 3rd week of December, or the last week of December, the 3rd week of the shipments, we were scheduled to get about 250,000,” the guv said.


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