The next vaccine challenge is to reassure older Americans.

Older Americans are pivotal to the success of the vaccination campaign rolling out across the United States. They are the most likely to be hospitalized and to die from Covid-19, and the least likely to muster a strong immune response to the coronavirus.

In some states, nearly 40 percent of deaths from Covid-19 have occurred among residents of nursing homes. That’s why an advisory committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine be given first to the nearly three million residents of long-term-care homes.

But one member of the committee voted against the recommendation,

Scope of Russian Hack Becomes Clear: Multiple U.S. Agencies Were Hit

“The D.O.D. is aware of the reports and is currently assessing the impact,” said Russell Goemaere, a Pentagon spokesman.

This was the second time in recent years that Russian intelligence agencies had pierced the State Department’s email systems. Six years ago, officials struggled to get Russian hackers out of their unclassified email systems, at times shutting down State’s communications with its own staff in an effort to purge the system.

Then, as now, State Department officials refused to acknowledge that Russia had been responsible. In an interview with Breitbart Radio News, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deflected the question with …