Thousands of people are expected to get vaccinated every day in each location.
“I saw it was being offered in my area and I said, I’m supposed to do this. I decided I had to be part of the solution and not the problem. We have to try to heal America and stop the spread."
Long lines and traffic jams have formed during the first weeks of vaccination on the island while the government seeks to develop an appointment system to prevent crowding.
Florida and Texas have begun to vaccinate people 65 and older ahead of frontline essential workers, following state governors' orders.
Thousands of Floridian healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Long-term care staff and residents started getting the vaccine Dec. 18
Two Duke University doctors say that getting the vaccine is safer for Latinos than getting infected with COVID.
Hilda Alemán is the first health practitioner to give an anti-COVID shot on the island, and the fourth person to receive the much-anticipated vaccine.