Virginia lawmakers are considering legislation that could speed the administration of vaccines in the Commonwealth. Thursday morning, the Senate Education and Health Committee reported SB1445 on a unanimous vote.
Just hours after Biden’s inauguration Wednesday, he wrote a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres saying the U.S. had reversed the planned pullout from the WHO that was expected to take effect in July.
Carilion Clinic and the Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts opened registration for a vaccine clinic available to people 65 and older. In just a couple hours, all 4,000 shots were accounted for.
The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers’ profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it’s “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy countries get vaccinated against COVID-19 before older people or health care workers in poorer countries.