School Employees Could Be Among the First to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

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{Source:  Education Week]

When a COVID-19 vaccine is finalized and approved, schools will serve a key role in administering it, and educators may be among those to receive the earliest available doses, a new federal plan says.

That plan positions U.S. schools, which have experienced unprecedented disruption because of the pandemic, as a crucial partner in one of the largest public health operations in recent memory.

Public health officials compared the scale of the plan to the U.S. campaign to inoculate millions of children for polio in the 1950s. More recently, schools helped distribute millions of vaccine doses for H1N1, also known as swine flu, in 2009.

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