Hospitals Scramble to Prioritize Which Workers Are First for COVID Shots
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If there’s such a thing as a date with destiny, it’s marked on Dr. Taison Bell’s calendar.
At noon Tuesday, Bell, a critical care physician, is scheduled to be one of the first health care workers at the University of Virginia Health System to roll up his sleeve for a shot to ward off the coronavirus.
“This is a long time coming,” said Bell, 37, who signed up via hospital email last week. “The story of this crisis is that each week feels like a year. This is really the ...