In December, Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD, FASA, spoke with FOX News regarding the nearing approval of a COVID-19 vaccine by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and what the rollout process would likely entail in the U.S. and other countries. Days later in another segment, Dr. Gupta was interviewed on the historic COVID-19 vaccine approval, the race to get one to the American people in a short time frame and what it might mean moving forward. “Once the [vaccination] is in place with our health care workers, with the frontline individuals, then the people who are at risk, then we'll begin to get that herd immunity. And once we have that in the next few months, we can begin to address this pandemic,” she said.

With the first vaccine becoming available in December, frontline workers, including physician anesthesiologists, were...

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