More vaccine on the way

Feb 28, 2021

The Marianas will receive 9,360 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in the first week of March. This is a 20 percent increase over February’s allocation and will bring the total doses of the Pfizer vaccine for the Marianas to 30,810. Each individual needs two doses, 21 days apart, for maximum effectiveness. The Marianas will also receive 4,600 doses of the Moderna vaccine, 43 percent more than February’s allocation for a total of 12,800 doses. Two injections are also required for Moderna to be effective. Vaccine distribution data for both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines is publicly available on CDC’s website.