Preparing for a Vaccination Campaign of Unprecedented Scale

With COVID-19 cases on the rise and hospitals again overwhelmed, recent good news about three vaccine candidates provides a welcome light at the end of a long tunnel and is a stunning scientific achievement.

“This will go down in history as one of science and medical research’s greatest achievements. Perhaps the most impressive,” said Scripps Research’s Dr. Eric Topol.

More than 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered to California in December and transported in 14 ultra-low temperature freezers the state has already purchased. Now we enter the next phase of this herculean effort: getting these promising vaccines dispensed to Californians.

Gov. Gavin Newsom indicated the state will proceed with the goals of transparency, equity and safety. As the most populous state in the country, and a global leader in technology and innovation, the world will be watching California closely.

Read the full article by Claudia Williams, CEO, Manifest MedEx, published by CalMatters.