FEMA Opens Mass Vaccine Sites As Bad Weather Hampers Efforts

FEMA opened its first COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in Los Angeles and Oakland as part of an effort to get shots into arms more quickly and reach minority communities hit hard by the outbreak.

  • Published 16 February 2021
Members of the National Guard help motorists check in at a federally-run COVID-19 vaccination site set up on the campus of California State University of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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FEMA opened its first COVID-19 mass vaccination sites Tuesday, setting up in Los Angeles and Oakland as part of an effort by the Biden administration to get shots into arms more quickly and reach minority communities hit hard by the outbreak. Snowy and icy weather across much of the U.S., meanwhile, forced the cancellation of some vaccination events and threatened to disrupt vaccine deliveries over the next few days. Houston’s public health agency lost power…

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