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For people who aren’t comfortable with technology or who aren’t able to be online at all, the current system can be a major barrier to landing a vaccination appointment right now.
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Last-minute COVID vaccine appointments raise questions about equity

Feb 1, 2021
States like Tennessee are learning about the perils of scheduling vaccinations while vaccine supply is unpredictable.
David Gibbs, 86, raced down to a church on short notice to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. However, seniors who are homebound, don't drive or don't use the internet may find it harder to arrange a vaccination.
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How vaccination is going in Appalachia

Jan 29, 2021
Health systems are having to coordinate coronavirus vaccines across state lines.
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Simmering tensions over EU vaccine distribution threaten to boil over

Jan 27, 2021
The 27-nation bloc is battling with manufacturers over its spot in the priority list for receiving COVID vaccines.
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The cost of "vaccine nationalism": $9 trillion

Jan 26, 2021
With shortfalls in vaccine supplies, countries across the world are concerned about getting their fair share of doses.
A health worker carries syringes to administer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at the opening of a new vaccination site at Corsi Houses in Harlem, New York, on Jan. 15.
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Corporations offer to help with vaccine rollout

Jan 22, 2021
Some of these companies have expertise, resources or logistical capacity that the federal government may lack.
Vaccine distribution at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Some major sports venues are joining the effort to prevent infections.
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China's vaccine diplomacy begins critical test in Brazil

Jan 21, 2021
China has been aggressively promoting its COVID-19 vaccines around the world — to provide a public good, boost its pharmaceutical industry and gain geopolitical allies.
A container of vaccines developed by China's Sinovac is unloaded near Sao Paulo. The treatment was recently approved by health authorities in Brazil, though some people are skeptical of the Chinese product.
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Logistical challenges just beginning for nation's vaccination drive

Jan 18, 2021
As eligibility expands, the tasks involved in scheduling and managing distribution become more complex.
Sally Kohn of Tennessee enlisted a neighbor in the medical field to help her arrange her coronavirus vaccination.
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New vaccine plan looks to reward more efficient states with more doses

Jan 13, 2021
Critics say the new approach won't address underlying problems some states are having with vaccine rollout.
A 72-year-old long-term care patient receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 21, 2020, in Chula Vista, California.
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Restaurant workers in D.C. next up for vaccination

Jan 8, 2021
If you are a restaurant worker in Washington, D.C., you will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination in February.
A waiter serves customers at a restaurant.
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