COVID-19 vaccine: Why changing the dosage won’t solve distribution problems

More than 20 million doses of the two FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines have been deployed, but only a small fraction of those have actually found their way to patients. Now, as political pressure to speed up the vaccination process ramps up, some are looking to the U.K., which has announced an effort to delay second doses in order to administer more initial doses more quickly, as a potential guide. Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Kavita Patel explains why this strategy — and other suggestions, including deploying half-doses — might not be the smart move for the U.S.