ICAP’s Jessica Justman, MD, senior technical director, was featured in a Dec 2 news segment on IPix News 11, which reported that New York State expects the first delivery of COVID-19 vaccine by mid-December. With New York expected to receive around 170,000 doses of Pfizer’s vaccine Dr. Justman says that the existing national flu vaccine distribution network will serve the country well:

“They really are intended to have some organization so that it’s not total chaos with everybody trying to get the vaccine in the first week.”

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A major global health organization that has been improving public health in countries around the world for over 15 years, ICAP works to transform the health of populations through innovation, science, and global collaboration. Based at Columbia University in New York City, where it is part of the Mailman School of Public Health, ICAP has projects in more than 30 countries, working side-by-side with ministries of health and local partners to confront some of the world’s toughest health challenges. Through meaningful research, tailored technical assistance, effective training and education programs, and rigorous surveillance to measure and evaluate the impact of public health interventions, ICAP aims to realize a global vision of healthy people, empowered communities, and thriving societies. Online at icap.columbia.edu

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