By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Drug maker Pfizer chose Chicago-based United Airlines to fly its coronavirus vaccine across the country if it is approved.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is holding an emergency meeting Tuesday.

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It is expected the CDC will recommend health care workers be among the first to get any potential vaccine.

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Next in line will likely be people who are the most vulnerable — those with severe symptoms who can spread the disease easily, like nursing home residents.

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