As a new vaccine becomes available, CDC chief warns against rolling back safeguards
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​The first batch of a new COVID vaccine from Johnson & Johnson began shipping around the U.S. on Monday. But as some states began loosening pandemic restrictions, the CDC cautioned about opening too quickly. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, former advisor to the Biden transition team on COVID and vice provost of global initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.
Ezekiel Emanuel:

We don't know exactly how widespread they are, because we're not doing enough genetic testing of the viruses and variants.

We're getting to about 14,000, I think, is the latest count, and a lot of us experts think we need to be at 50,000 genetic sequences per week. But if you look at places like California, Florida, Georgia, a…
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