Winter storm delays vaccine distribution throughout U.S.
Thebarreling across a large swath of the U.S. is also hampering the rollout of the vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it expects the to cause widespread delays in vaccine shipments over the next few days.
As a result of weather, vaccination supplies will be held up, causing facilities administering the vaccine to cancel appointments and individuals’ vaccination appointments to shift. The winter storm has already shut down activity at a couple of major vaccine-distribution hubs that supply multiple states. In some cases, COVID-19 vaccination sites have closed because they didn’t receive their supply of the vaccine.
Vaccine shipments at the FedEx facility in Memphis, Tennessee, and the UPS facility in Louisville, Kentucky, have been interrupted, the CDC said …continued .
[Source: CBS News]