States face Friday deadline from CDC to submit plans to distribute coronavirus vaccine

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State health officials have until today to submit their Corona virus vaccination plans to the federal government. The deadline comes amid several setbacks in vaccine trials. NPR's Ping Guang Has this update The Koven vaccine distribution plans for assigned just 30 days ago from coast to coast states have been working hard to pull their plans together to submit to CDC today. Chris Ares Hman, director of infectious disease of the Minnesota Department of Health, says it's been hard to make concrete plans with so much uncertainty. So it's just the framework initially and will have multiple it orations. So we're going to keep adding to it, obviously, as we get more and more information, but right now we've kind of just built a frame. Health departments are waiting on key information such as which vaccines will be okayed by the FDA and how many doses there will be.

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