New York City will run out of COVID-19 vaccine supplies by the end of next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio warned on Friday. The shortage would disrupt the mayor’s goal of administering 1 million doses across the five boroughs by the end of January, delaying the prospect of rapidly achieving herd immunity and reopening safely.
“We will run out of vaccine next week in New York City if there’s not a very different approach from the federal government, and the state government, and the manufacturers,” de Blasio said on the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. “We’re not going to have enough vaccine by the end of next week.”
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— Gothamist (@Gothamist) January 15, 2021