The process of administering the coronavirus vaccine to America’s 3 million school teachers may take a while, dragging out until late spring, write Eliza Shapiro and Shawn Hubler for The New York Times.

Citing input from experts, Shapiro and Hubler add that even when the number of inoculated educators reaches a point where schools can safely reopen for in-person learning, wearing masks and social distancing in classrooms likely will continue for months afterward.

“I think some people have in their head that we’re going to start rolling out the vaccine and all this other stuff is going to go away,” said Marcus Plescia, the chief medical officer at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

Read the full New York Times story here.

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