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Jul 20

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States are sitting on millions of surplus Covid-19 vaccine doses
Public health officials fear the doses are going to go to waste even as countries around the world are desperate to secure their own doses.
https://www.statnews.com/2021/07/20/states-are-sitting-on-millions-of-surplus-covid-19-vaccine-doses-as-expiration-dates-approach/
Helen Branswell @HelenBranswell - Tue Jul 20
“We’re drowning in this stuff." With demand for #Covid19 vaccine falling, states are sitting on unused supply approaching expiration dates. Many have pleaded with the federal government to donate the vaccine to other countries, @OliviaGoldhill reports. statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
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Amy Maxmen, PhD @amymaxmen - Tue Jul 20
"State health departments have repeatedly asked the federal government to redistribute their supply to other countries, many of which are facing a 3rd wave of Covid-19. Officials in Washington have rejected those requests" Enraging. By @OliviaGoldhill statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
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Madhu Pai, MD, PhD @paimadhu - Tue Jul 20
Wasting vaccines is the new trend among the privileged countries! Canada allowed vaccines to expire Israel has 1M+ doses expiring in days Now, 🇺🇸 sitting on millions of surplus Covid-19 vaccine doses as expiration dates approach statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
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Amesh Adalja @AmeshAA - Tue Jul 20
“We’re drowning in this stuff” statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
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Andrew Joseph @DrewQJoseph - Tue Jul 20
States have so many #COVID19 vaccine doses -- some of which are about to expire -- and want to donate them abroad, but are running into issues with the federal government statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
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Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo @KBibbinsDomingo - Tue Jul 20
Several state health departments…have repeatedly asked the federal government to redistribute their supply to other countries… States are sitting on millions of surplus Covid-19 vaccine doses as expiration dates approach statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
Dr. Syra Madad @syramadad - Tue Jul 20
States are sitting on millions of surplus Covid-19 vaccine doses as expiration dates approach statnews.com/2021/07/20/sta…
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