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Biden administration will start sending Covid vaccines directly to pharmacies as it ups shipments to states

February 2, 2021


The U.S. will increase its weekly shipments of Covid-19 vaccine doses to states by 5% and send some doses directly to pharmacies to expand access to the lifesaving shots nationwide, the Biden administration’s Covid-19 response team said Tuesday.

The federal government will now send a minimum of 10.5 million doses per week for the next three weeks across the U.S., White House Covid response coordinator Jeff Zients said on a conference call with reporters Tuesday.

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