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Who should get the COVID-19 vaccine now and who should wait? – Yahoo News

Vaccinate everyone 65 and older to lighten the COVID burden on hospitals and slow the death rate. Defer those under 75 who’ve had it and are likely immune.

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With the coronavirus pandemic showing no sign of slowing down, multiple mutations to its core proteins are inevitable, and those variants that lead to a more transmissible virus offer a survival advantage and will soon predominate. While there is nothing unusual about this when it comes to new viruses, it is more common the more widespread the virus and it does lead to a race against time. But is there enough time to beat down this virus before a variant emerges and predominates that is resistant…

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