Should we focus the vaccine on those over 65? Seems like a good idea

Simon Rosenberg
4 min readFeb 16, 2021

I’ve become convinced that creating a short term of goal of vaccinating all Americans over 65 by a certain date — let’s say the middle of April — is something the Biden Administration should seriously consider.

The health benefits are clear. Seniors are the part of our population most likely to be hospitalized and die. Prioritizing over 65s will save the most lives. Keeping people out of the hospital will also save a lot of money, and allow hospitals to go more on offense against COVID and delayed health care…

Simon Rosenberg

I run NDN/NPI, a DC think tank. Clinton & DNC alum, Tufts grad, Aspen Crown Fellow. Father of 3 great kids, truly lucky husband. Proud globalist.