New York City will launch a campaign to vaccinate a million residents for the coronavirus in January, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.
“This city can do it,” the mayor said. “The amazing health care professionals of this city are ready. We’re going to set up new sites all over the city, on top of the many, many sites that are already operational.” The city plans to have 250 sites administering 300,000 vaccines a week by the end of January.
If the target is reached, the city — the hardest hit in the nation — will give the first dose of the vaccine to about 12 percent of its population in January. Continuing at the same pace, it would take until September to vaccinate all New Yorkers,
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