Pien Huang Pien Huang is a global health and development reporter on the Science desk. She was NPR's first Reflect America Fellow, working with shows, desks and podcasts to bring more diverse voices to air and online.
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More Than 1 Million People Have Received COVID-19 Vaccinations

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A pharmacist fills a syringe to prepare a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for front-line health care workers in Torrance, Calif., on Saturday. A panel of CDC advisers said people 75 and older and some essential workers should be next in line. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Revisiting With People Who Got Stuck In Months-Long Wuhan Lockdown

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Challenges Related To The COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

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Following similar decisions in the United Kingdom and Canada, the U.S. has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for distribution. Matthew Horwood/Getty Images hide caption

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As COVID-19 cases surge, the federal government is releasing data about hospital capacity at facilities around the country. Alex Edelman/Getty Images hide caption

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COVID-19 Data Release Shows Where Hospitals Around The Country Are Filling Up

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Deadline Arrives For States To Order COVID-19 Vaccine

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CDC Immunization Advisory Committee Votes On Distribution Of Coronavirus Vaccine

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Several COVID-19 vaccines are being studied in trials around the country. Once the Food and Drug Administration authorizes a vaccine for use, health leaders must decide which groups of people get to receive the vaccine first. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care Workers, Nursing Home Residents To Be Prioritized For COVID-19 Vaccine

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The speed of COVID-19 vaccine development, along with concerns about political interference with the process, has left some health care workers on the fence about getting COVID-19 vaccines. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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CDC Immunization Advisory Committee To Vote On Distribution Of Coronavirus Vaccine

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Government To Allocate Vaccine To States Based on Population, Not Risk

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A flu vaccine is administered at a walk-up COVID-19 testing site, in San Fernando, Calif. Emergency use authorization is expected soon for vaccines for COVID-19. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Some Health Care Workers Are Wary Of Getting COVID-19 Vaccines

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