While health experts are concerned that more-transmissible coronavirus variants could worsen spread of the disease — and in some cases put up a measure of resistance to vaccines — some are also encouraged by where vaccination efforts are headed.
“Overall, things are definitely getting better,” Dr. Paul Offit, director of the vaccine education center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, told CNN Friday.
• The country has averaged 1.3 million new shots of Covid-19 vaccines a day over the last week despite a snowstorm that temporarily closed some sites in the Northeast. That’s up from 1.1 million at one point last week, according to federal data, and moving toward President Joe Biden’s hope of 1.5 million per day.
• Several mass-vaccination sites…
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