New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Secretary to the Governor Larry Schwartz, pictured in 2014. Schwartz is a longtime friend of Cuomo who now directs vaccine distribution in New York state.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Secretary to the Governor Larry Schwartz, pictured in 2014. Schwartz is a longtime friend of Cuomo who now directs vaccine distribution in New York state.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Secretary to the Governor Larry Schwartz, pictured in 2014. Schwartz is a longtime friend of Cuomo who now directs vaccine distribution in New York state.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and Secretary to the Governor Larry Schwartz are seen during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)