Covid-19 vaccination age expected to drop to 55 ‘soon’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said March 17 that he will soon lower the eligibility age to 55 for Covid-19 vaccinations, as demand appears slower for shots even with the eligibility age lowered from 65 to 60.

“I think that lowering that age is something that’s going to happen, hopefully, pretty soon,” DeSantis said while at a vaccination site in Palm Harbor. “We just want to make sure when we do the announcement that we don’t create a crush on the system.”

DeSantis has focused heavily on…