Vaccine distribution will be ‘joint venture’ between CDC and Pentagon

Sarah Owermohle – Politico July 31, 2020

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Nationwide distribution of any coronavirus vaccine will be a “joint venture” between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which typically oversees vaccine allocation, and the Department of Defense, a senior administration official said today.

The Department of Defense “is handling all the logistics of getting the vaccines to the right place, at the right time, in the right condition,” the official said in a call with reporters, adding that CDC will remain in charge of tracking any side effects that emerge post-vaccination and “some of the communications through the state relationships [and] the state public health organizations.”

The plan breaks with the longstanding precedent that CDC distributes vaccines during major outbreaks — such as bad flu seasons — through a centralized ordering system for state and local health officials.

“We believe we’ve actually combined the best of both,” the official said. A second senior administration official stressed the agencies would be working as “one team” to distribute hundreds of millions of doses if any of the vaccines in development are approved in the coming months.

Private companies are also likely to join the effort. The first official said the government is bringing in people to integrate CDC IT capabilities with “some new applications that we’re going to need that the CDC never had.”

The background: The Pentagon will be guiding not just distribution logistics but also manufacturing and “kitting,” the process of safely packaging a vaccine with its necessary equipment such as syringes and needles.

“The DoD is handling all of those logistics — that is where their comparative advantage is,” said the first senior official. “And the CDC, some of their IT systems, relationships with the states following post-vaccination will belong to them.”

Pentagon chief spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman told reporters earlier in the day that distribution would be “a collaborative process” between the private sector and the military.

Operation Warp Speed, the government’s coronavirus vaccine and drug accelerator, is examining “how do we take advantage of the commercial capability of the private sector to handle things like distribution, and where will either DoD step in to help manage that process, or if necessary, will DoD be required to step in and actually physically deliver items itself,” Hoffman said.

The debate: The comments come just one day after McClatchy reported that neither the White House nor Warp Speed officials had formally asked the Pentagon to help with vaccine distribution. While the White House said Defense is ready to assist, an HHS official told McClatchy Wednesday that their involvement would be the exception, not the norm.

State and local government groups have already raised concerns about Pentagon involvement and using new methods in coronavirus vaccine distribution. The CDC “already leads and maintains a highly effective system of vaccine ordering and distribution,” groups including the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials wrote in June. “With time of the essence we strongly recommend against designing new and untested systems of vaccine distribution.”

The state and local officials also questioned whether military involvement in vaccine administration would undermine already shaky public confidence in vaccines.

What’s next: Senior health officials told reporters that they are in constant discussion about first-priority populations for receiving possible coronavirus vaccines, including the elderly and medically vulnerable, but that those plans will depend on which candidates are ready first.

Two vaccines entered the final stage of human trials this month and several more are readying for the sweeping phase three stage. Results are expected later this year or early 2021. In the meantime, an expert committee has been convened by the National Academies of Science to discuss a distribution framework.


7 responses to “Vaccine distribution will be ‘joint venture’ between CDC and Pentagon”

  1. Let those who want the vaccines have the first vaccines and let them be the first to suffer its effects. Governments just don’t have the means to vaccinate everybody within a very short time-frame even with their military involved, meaning only a small percentage will have taken the shot before any adverse effects become apparent. Once they become apparent the resistance to the shots must turn the numbers against it in our favour. Surely? Then it won’t be a resistance or a movement but a long thick high brick wall.

  2. There ARE worse things than Death.

  3. Whatever the Mongrels of Zion are planning to inject the goyim with, it won’t be a ‘vaccine’ in the scientific sense. Its not going to produce any ‘antibodies’ in anyone or provide ‘immunity’ against a hoax virus. They’re just utilizing the word ‘vaccine’ to dupe the goyim. Whatever the concoction is, it will probably be some nanotech/poisonous solution disguised as a ‘vaccine’.

  4. The first round or 2 of vaccines may be harmless in order gain our trust, lull us to sleep, and trick us. Or the banksters may want toxic vaccines even with round 1. Either way, a vaccine for this fake pandemic shouldn’t be trusted.

    Governments around the world have fallen under the control of puppet politicians and their puppet masters, the bankster jews. Governments are now full fledged enemies of the people, especially Christian people.

    Depopulation seems to be one of the banksters’s goals. Starvation, disease, and war will probably be their main tactics for achieving this goal.

    Economic ruin which can bring starvation and disease is ongoing. The Covid Crash is ruining economies of nations all around the world.

  5. I look very forward to taking this Vaccine Shot. Im ready to die.

  6. I think the most insidious and, therefore, probable approach adopted for the vaccine is to make it so that it can effectivley be activated in some way in people once the intended mass has receiving the shot.
    That would provide efficiency, meaning one vaccine is enough and the vaccine could be given even over long periods of time and no one would know about any damaging effects until it is so decided…
    Alternatively, if any damages or death manifest over long periods of time, the window open to vaccinate before those effects manifest could be sufficient to vaccinate the intended numbers of people without causing any suspicions in the mean time.

  7. “Operation Warp Speed”, huh? A much more appropriate name would be Operation Warped Mind, because anyone stupid and hopelessly gullible enough to let those psychopaths inject you with toxic sludge clearly has a warped mind bordering on retardation.

    Jim Crowstein above beat me to it; I was going to say the initial round will probably be harmless to put the hoi polloi and plebs at ease, then they will start injecting the saps and goy with the real satan sauce.