Jan. 16, 2021
Texas is third to the bottom in the rate of administration of Covid19 vaccines to residents.
Alez Azar, the out going secretary or minister of US government for Health and human services has said the are no stored away Covid19 vaccines contrary to what Americans were told .
Most Americans are angry with the Covid19 roll out nationally and more so Texas ,where just close to 8 per 100 residents have been vaccinated .
It must be known that ,administration of vaccines is a function of what is provided to public health and hospital systems.
The public health functions also include health care public health and vaccination which is part of Global health protection and promotion .
Vaccines are globally administered by nurses and pharmacists following the prescription from medical doctors .
Vaccines remain a health commodity and also follows supply and demand principles .
The department of health and human services Texas has created Covid19 vaccines hubs using public health and hospital systems that have the infrastructures and man power or human capacity to administer many thousands of vaccines in a short period of time and fast .
The Houston city local government department of health has been administering different vaccines including the Flu vaccines over the years in it,s multiple health centers like Sunny side and outreach mobile clinics and was chosen as a Texas Covid 19 vaccine hub .
The mega vaccination sites will help the state mass vaccinate to the close to 70 or 80 percent of the population to get the required herd immunity needed.
The Houston health department under the leadership of Mr Stephen Williams, will be vaccinating a few thousand people today Satauday 01/ 16/2020 in the Minute Maid park down town .
The slots. are already taken and only those with appointments will be vaccinated .
Harris county public health is also a Texas hub and Houston Methodist hospital at the Texas medical center .
President elect Biden,s administration is promising to get close to 100 million vaccines vials sent out in the first 100 days of his administration.
Dr Akwo Ntuba Thompson international leader and communicator. Certified professional and expert Global health and Development USA [Communication].