Major League Baseball players will not be given priority over the COVID-19 vaccine.
“As in the NBA, the major leagues and clubs will work with the public health authorities regarding the availability of vaccines for our players and our employees,” the major league said in a statement. by the sports site The Athletic, Wednesday.
“Vaccines will be made available to players when public health professionals deem it appropriate.”
Last week, the NBA asked its teams not to buy vaccines and wait for instructions from the authorities on the matter.
Major League Baseball has not given its clubs guidelines yet, but spring camps are not set to start until February 27.
Currently, in the USA, COVID-19 vaccines are distributed to health workers, hospitalized people and long-term care employees.
When all these people have been vaccinated, there are people over the age of 75 and the estimated 30 million people whose jobs are considered essential.