WATCH LIVE: CDC holds virtual meeting on COVID-19 vaccine

FILE - This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. After 100,000 deaths ravaged the nations nursing homes and pushed them to the front of the vaccine line, they now face a vexing problem: Skeptical residents and workers balking at getting the shots. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
FILE - This March 16, 2020 file photo shows vials used by pharmacists to prepare syringes used on the first day of a first-stage safety study clinical trial of the potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, in Seattle. After 100,000 deaths ravaged the nations nursing homes and pushed them to the front of the vaccine line, they now face a vexing problem: Skeptical residents and workers balking at getting the shots. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The CDC is holding a virtual meeting Saturday to discuss the recently-approved Covid-19 vaccine.

The vaccine received FDA approval Friday night, and will first be distributed to health workers and nursing home residents nationwide. Read more here.

You can watch the live briefing in the video player above.


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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.