Federal Response to COVID-19 Challenged by Ongoing Supply Shortages, Vaccine Distribution Delays

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Federal Response to COVID-19 Challenged by Ongoing Supply Shortages, Vaccine Distribution Delays

Federal Response to COVID-19 Challenged by Ongoing Supply Shortages, Vaccine Distribution Delays

U.S. COVID-related infections and deaths set alarming records in January, which further drew attention to delays in coronavirus-vaccine efforts and a need for better planning to address this evolving public health and economic crisis. Here at GAO, we've been monitoring and reviewing the federal response to COVID-19, and are issuing bimonthly reports that--among things--identify opportunities for the federal government to improve its response and prepare for future challenges. We talk with 3 GAO experts about our latest report.