CNN  — 

The first coronavirus vaccines are out – delivered by FedEx and UPS to hospitals across the country and into the arms of health care workers in hospitals in large cities such as New York and Washington, DC.

Boxes filled with dry ice and vaccine have been delivered to Kentucky and Louisiana, Michigan and Arizona.

It almost sounds as if people will be lining up everywhere before New Year’s to get a vaccine.

But while millions of health care workers and residents of nursing homes may get immunized against the virus before the end of the year, the rest of the population is going to have to wait for months.

Healthy adults under the age of 65 and children may well have to wait until late spring or