The state Health Department dashboard shows low, single-digit percentages of Black and brown people taking the COVID-19 vaccines. The town of Teaneck is working to reverse that. It put on a webinar where people in the community could meet doctors online, ask questions and get answers. The mission: to raise low vaccination numbers in communities hit hardest by the virus. Senior Correspondent David Cruz reports.
While nearly 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines sit in freezers across the country, health officials in many states say they don't have enough of the vaccine. So far, about 17.5 million Americans have had at least one COVID-19 shot.
California put a hold on one of its Moderna vaccine batches due to a large number of allergic reactions. Holy Name's chief of infectious disease, Dr. Suraj Saggar, says although California's high number of cases is more than what is normally seen, there should be no concern about the Moderna Moderna vaccine. This shows why safety checks exist.
New Jersey comienza a ver un incremento en el número de hospitalizaciones por covid-19, pero esta vez, los nuevos pacientes ingresados son personas entre los 45 y 65 años, una población relativamente joven.
El director ejecutivo de Holy Name Medical Center, Michael Maron, dijo a CNBC el martes que los esfuerzos de vacunación de ese hospital en Nueva Jersey se han visto obstaculizados por un problema constante: el desabasto. Algo que ocurre en otras clínicas del estado.
Michael Maron, Holy Name Medical Center CEO, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss if he's concerned about the vaccine distribution rollout, the biggest barriers he sees and if he worries the hospital could miss the vaccine distribution for those due for a second dose.