Governors ask federal government for additional guidance on COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Leaders of the National Governors Association asked for a meeting with President Donald Trump Oct. 15 to discuss the “functions and expectations of states” when it comes to COVID-19 vaccine distribution, The Hill reported..

States are asking for more assistance on the logistics of a mass vaccination campaign. In September, the government set Oct. 16 as a deadline for states to submit draft prepare for vaccine circulation..

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, and Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, sent out a letter to the president saying they still had specific questions about “the delineation of federal and state duties; the funding requires associated with those obligations; and the prepared supply chain management and vaccine allocation process,” according to The Hill..

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Some aspects of circulation will not be known till a vaccine is licensed, such as populations for whom the vaccine is most appropriate, distribution and storage requirements and dose requirements..

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