White House: Weather-delayed COVID-19 vaccine shipments will be delivered by midweek | TheHill

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All the coronavirus vaccine doses that were delayed because of se...
vere winter weather will be delivered by midweek, the White House said Monday.

Andy Slavitt, White House senior adviser for the coronavirus response, said the federal government plans to deliver about 7 million doses, a combination of shots that were backlogged from last week and some that were scheduled to go out this week.

Slavitt said last week that the weather had caused delays affecting all 50 states at multiple points along the supply chain.

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Workers for distributors FedEx, UPS and McKesson had been snowed in and unable to get to work, and road closures also hindered distribution at multiple points.

Slavitt credited members of the military and McKesson for working around the clock once the weather…
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