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Lawmakers sheltering during riot might have been exposed to coronavirus

Lawmakers sheltering during riot might have been exposed to coronavirus
House lawmakers may have been exposed to someone testing positive for COVID-19 while they sheltered at an undisclosed location during the Capitol siege.

" "They're assuming that they're going to be able to mass-produce, mass-distribute, and mass-administer that second dose in a timely manner, where then you're still getting that second dose three or four weeks later, or maybe five weeks later, or six weeks later," Offit said.pandemic response, talked about the idea of "stretching out" supply without reserving a second dose."To stretch out and you don't get your second dose until maybe three or four months, there's no scientific data that proves that." Asked by CNN about Fauci's recent remarks, Jha said he agreed that there's "no reason to wait three or four months for the second dose, people need the second dose.

Fauci as much as I would put emphasis on getting vaccines out quickly and count on that second dose showing up in plenty of time for people to get vaccinated with their second dose, which everybody needs," Jha said."We want to make sure we don't run out of that second dose so the people that got the first one, we have to have those," Hogan, a Republican, said Sunday during an interview on CNN's "State of the Union.

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