The Floyd Medical Center in Georgia allowed hospital staff to schedule COVID-19 vaccines for 766 family members regardless of whether they were eligible, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. CEO Kurt Stuenkel, who admitted his wife was among those to get a jab, said he thought vaccinating relatives was acceptable if the hospital had extra doses left over. The VP of the Georgia Hospital Association confirmed that a local public health official said the practice was acceptable. A Bloomberg calculation this week indicated it would take seven years to reach herd immunity worldwide at the current vaccination rate.
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