COVID-19 vaccine distribution won’t be slowed by presidential transition delay: HHS official

COVID-19 vaccine distribution won’t be slowed by presidential transition delay: HHS official


Top health official Adm. Brett Giroir said the distribution of coronavirus vaccines will not be slowed by the delay in the presidential transition process – calling it an “incredibly well-oiled plan,” according to a report.

Giroir, the assistant secretary for health at the US Department of Health and Human Services, told CNN on Wednesday that the US will have at least 50 million doses distributed by the end of the year.

“I do want to reassure the American people, though, that there’s going to be no delay in vaccine distribution,” he said, adding that he does not make the rules but wants to be transparent. “This is an incredibly well-oiled plan.”

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HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday that his staff will not work with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team until Emily Murphy, head of the General Services Administration, affirms the projected result of the election.

“The deputy surgeon general, Dr. Erica Schwartz, is the transition official for HHS,” Giroir

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