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374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is used for the first time at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 28, 2020. Since authorization, the Department of Defense has worked hand in hand with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Center for Disease Control (CDC), to allocate initial vaccine doses to jurisdictions based on the DoD distribution plan released Dec. 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

Staff Sgt. Shakeyla Moses, 374th Healthcare Operations Squadron NCO in charge of allergy immunizations, prepares a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use, Dec. 28, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Since authorization, the Department of Defense has worked hand in hand with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Center for Disease Control (CDC), to allocate initial vaccine doses to jurisdictions based on the DoD distribution plan released Dec. 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

Staff Sgt. Shakeyla Moses, 374th Healthcare Operations Squadron NCO in charge of allergy immunizations, prepares a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use, Dec. 28, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. After rigorous testing and trials demonstrating the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of a COVID-19 vaccine via an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

Col. Iris A. Reedom, 374th Medical Group commander, receives her first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Dec. 28, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Though vaccination has begun, Department of Defense personnel will continue to wear appropriate masks, practice physical distancing, wash hands, and follow restriction of movement to ensure and maintain safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is administered for the first time at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 28, 2020. After rigorous testing and trials demonstrating the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of a COVID-19 vaccine via an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

374th MDG administers initial COVID-19 vaccines

Staff Sgt. Shakeyla Moses, 374th Healthcare Operations Squadron NCO in charge of allergy immunizations, administers the first Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 28, 2020. The first wave of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shipments were delivered to Yokota Air Base on Dec. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

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