Who do you think should be prioritized for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine?

EMS1 Poll Results: Dec 02, 2020 - Dec 16, 2020

First responders 16 %
Hospital-based healthcare workers 21 %
People at high risk due to underlying medical conditions 5 %
People 65 years and older 2 %
Workers in essential and critical industries 4 %
All of the above 51 %
Total 91

The U.K has granted emergency approval to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, allowing its health service to begin mass inoculations.

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), a federal group of medical and public health experts, holds regular meetings, open to public comment. The CDC is making COVID-19 vaccine recommendations based on input from the ACIP, which has identified four ethical principles to guide vaccine administration if supply is limited:

  • Maximize benefits and minimize harms
  • Mitigate health inequities
  • Promote justice 
  • Promote transparency 

Who do you think should be prioritized for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine? 

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