December 15, 2020

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine reaches 141 of 145 first-day locations

By: Judy Mathias

Editor's Note

The first batch of the Pfizer/BioNTech's newly authorized COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use reached 141 of 145 targeted locations on the first day of its national rollout, a Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman told Reuters.

Four island territories—American Samoa, Guam, North Mariana Islands, and the US Virgin Islands—are still to receive their supplies.

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The federal government plans to distribute 2.9 million vaccine doses to 636 locations by week’s end, the December 14 Reuters reports.


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