It was less than a week ago that he estimated April would be “open season” for the wider public to get their shots.
Five days later, the timeline has been pushed back by weeks. Those of us not in a vulnerable class could be waiting three more months just to make an appointment to be vaccinated. The actual vaccination might not happen for weeks after that.
He says he’s revising his estimate because it looks like Johnson & Johnson will miss the target he had in mind for its first tranche of doses. I’ve looked online today, though, and couldn’t find any information about J&J falling short. Maybe he’s heard something behind the scenes that isn’t public yet?