Here’s why a vaccine will not stop the Covid-19 pandemic right away – NewsChannel 3-12

Dr. Umair Shah remembers the last mass vaccination campaign the US waged.

It was in 2009, when the H1N1 “swine” flu broke out in April, right at the end of the regular flu season.

“That was very challenging,” Shah, who heads the Harris County, Texas, health department, told CNN.

“There were a lot of moving pieces. It took several weeks to months to not just organize but to implement and to do safely and effectively. And that was a mild pandemic.”

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