About 250 Vermonters can participate in the phase 3 trial for the AstraZeneca which will be run by the University of Vermont Medical Center and Larner College of Medicine.
Officials say it’s common for shortages to occur during the initial rush by people to get vaccinated.
In the 2018-19 flu season, about 35.5 million Americans got the flu, 16.5 million went to a doctor, 490,600 were hospitalized and 34,200 died. In just six months in the U.S., Covid-19 has infected over 6.5 million people and caused nearly 200,000 deaths.
Andrew Wakefield, whose paper on autism was found to be fraudulent, will speak at Stowe High School. School officials are rethinking their policy on events put on by the public.
Schools and child care facilities would have to make available the rates of vaccinated children they have enrolled under the immunization plan.
If the measure is enacted, parents would have to get their children vaccinated to enroll them in school, absent an exemption on religious or medical grounds.