Allocating COVID-19 vaccines based on health and socioeconomics could reduce mortality

(PLOS) COVID-19 vaccination strategies in the United States are informed by individual characteristics such as age and occupation. A study published in the open access journal PLOS Medicine by Sasikiran Kandula and Jeffrey Shaman of Columbia University, New York, United States suggests that including socioeconomic indicators as prioritization criteria for vaccination may help minimize severe outcomes, particularly deaths.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news