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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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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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A view of the vaccine rollout from rural America

Jan 8, 2021
Dr. Scott Anzalone, a family physician and president of the school board in Logan, Ohio, talks about pandemic challenges.
"It's tough to find someone who's willing to come into a rural community," Dr. Scott Anzalone says of finding a partner for his practice, above.
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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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Retail pharmacy chains will face challenges for vaccine rollout

Jan 5, 2021
Pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens have to consider storage requirements, more staffing and store layout for vaccine distribution.
A CVS pharmacist administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a nurse at a senior living facility in Kirkland, Washington.
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Relief and confusion as COVID-19 vaccines reach nursing homes

Dec 23, 2020
The vaccine rollout will be a heavy lift for many homes that have been dealing with outbreaks, equipment shortages and labor challenges.
An 88-year-old nursing home resident in Florida prepares to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech  vaccine.
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Teachers move near the front of the line for vaccine

Dec 21, 2020
It's up to states to decide if teachers qualify as frontline essential workers, given that they're able to work remotely.
A teacher helps her first-grade student during in-person class at an elementary school in Stamford, Connecticut, in September.
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COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Indonesia faces multiple challenges

Dec 21, 2020
Indonesia, home to the world's largest Muslim population, is awaiting emergency authorization for China's Sinovac vaccine.
Before inoculations begin in Indonesia, the country's food and drug regulator must first give approval to China's Sinovac Biotech vaccine.
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The "cold chain" used by Dippin' Dots and COVID-19 vaccine

Dec 17, 2020
The pelletized ice cream snack has to be shipped at extremely low temperatures. So does the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine.
Dippin' Dots on display in New York in 2019.
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Dry ice makers pressed to meet demand for vaccine distribution

Dec 11, 2020
Supercold storage is essential. But Is there enough dry ice to go around as the coronavirus vaccine is shipped around the country?
An employee makes dry ice pellets at Capitol Carbonic, a dry ice factory, in Baltimore, Maryland, in November.
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