Original title: Vaccine shortages in the United States are difficult to make appointments. People: feel like they are in a maze with no exit
CNN reported on the 21st that vaccines are in short supply in many places in the United States, and some places even cancel scheduled vaccination plans. Many state and local officials worry that the current vaccine supply speed may not be able to reverse the continued deterioration of the epidemic.
CNN reported that in Georgia, there are sufficient facilities, staff and volunteers for vaccination, but the vaccine is not enough. The local public health official said that Georgia gets only 80,000 doses of vaccine every week, while the state has 11 million people.
The San Francisco Department of Public Health announced that if it is not supplemented, the local vaccine will be exhausted by the 21st.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on the 20th that the New York City vaccine was exhausted on the 21st. New York State Governor Cuomo said that local vaccines will be exhausted by the end of this week. At the current supply rate, it will take seven and a half months to get enough vaccines for suitable people.
Due to insufficient vaccine supply, a Florida medical center has cancelled all appointments for the first dose of vaccination after the 20th.
People who are difficult to make appointments for vaccination are like being in a maze with no exit
Due to the insufficient supply of vaccines, it is difficult to make appointments for vaccination in the United States, and the embarrassing situation of “the first shot but not the second shot” has appeared in many parts of the United States, which makes many Americans feel anxious and panic.
Local residents of New York: The booking website has been in a state of collapse, and we were constantly “kicked out” after logging in.
Local residents of New York: I called back 60 appointment calls at different times (only appointment).
New York COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Hotline Service: Thank you for calling the New York State COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Hotline. Only appointments are available for vaccination.
After calling back numerous appointment calls, Dukas, a New York resident, finally got the first dose of COVID-19 vaccination. However, that day was three months later in mid-April, and the location was another 6-hour drive. A city.
Fortunately for them, many senior citizens who qualify for priority vaccination have not been able to make an appointment for several weeks. With the news that the vaccine is about to be “cut off”, the chance of vaccination seems increasingly slim.
A local resident in New York: I feel like I am in a maze with no exit. I have been on the phone for several weeks, but I have never answered it.
The US new crown vaccine needs to be vaccinated in two doses, with an interval of three weeks to four weeks. According to a recent study in Science magazine, the delay or non-vaccination of the second dose of vaccine will reduce the effectiveness of the vaccine.
In Florida, 45,000 people have missed the date of their second dose of COVID-19 vaccination. Many people say that seeing their second dose of vaccination approaching, they have not received the due vaccination notice, which makes them quite anxious.
Local residents of Florida: I am about to receive the second dose of vaccine on January 28, but they have not contacted me until now.
Local residents of Florida: We feel very, very anxious. I have not received the vaccination notice. They did not contact me.
Local residents of Florida: The information (in terms of vaccinations) has been confusing. I don’t believe this work is being carried out in an orderly manner.
Concerning the vaccination problem in the United States, American public health experts and the media criticized the US federal government for lack of effective organization, and the state government is as anxious as the “headless fly” but has nothing to do. Their only response and advice to the public is to call again and again. Make an appointment and don’t give up.Return to Sohu to see more
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