Good news everyone. COVID vaccines near completion.
Just about everyone knows someone who has suffered from the virus, and everyone has had their lives impacted in some way. To date, COVID sweeps the globe with more than 58 million cases and approximately 1.3 million deaths worldwide.
A widespread COVID vaccine would save lives and help end the pandemic sooner.
There are three types of vaccines in development for COVID:
For all types, the body does not recognize the protein then fights it, remembering how to fight it in case of COVID infection.
For more in-depth information about how the vaccines work, check out the CDC's explanation.
Ultimately distribution is determined by experts. Priority groups include healthcare workers, essential workers, older adults, and people with high-risk medical conditions.
Availability will increase once officials determine approval and production rates. It will take time for supply to match demand, but they expect vaccines to reach the public as early as December 2020.
As time passes, the FDA will approve more vaccines and production will increase.
While you wait patiently for a vaccine, remember to follow CDC guidelines. If you need a new mask, check out HomElectrical brand masks for a durable, reusable cloth mask.
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