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How NY's COVID-19 vaccine rollout derailed - and where it stands now

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

More than a month after a Queens nurse became the first American to receive the coronavirus vaccine, New York's inoculation rollout has slowed to a crawl, with stockpiles of the shots drying up. Here's a look at where New York's vaccination efforts stand now, and how they went off track. Why are coronavirus vaccination appointments...
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Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout: 306,646 people have received at least first shot

Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout: 306,646 people have received at least first shot

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

More than 300,000 people in Massachusetts have received at least the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the CDC reported on Thursday.
The federal agency's COVID-19 vaccine tracker showed that 306,646 people in Massachusetts have received the first dose of the two-shot treatment, and 46,247 people have received both doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.
Last week, the Massachusetts COVID-19 weekly vaccine report showed that 206,190 people had received the first dose, and 32,984 people had received both doses - for a total of 239,174 total doses administered. The state's weekly...
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