The White House is planning for what it calls ‘dire’ contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments. Photo: AP
The White House is planning for what it calls ‘dire’ contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: US faces ‘dire’ risk of vaccine rationing without more funds

  • Biden administration officials have been warning for weeks that the US has spent nearly all the US$1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan for coronavirus response
  • Vaccines will be hard to come by, tests will be scarce; ‘I think we would see a lot of unnecessary loss of life if that were to happen,’ Covid-19 doctor said