By WILL MCDUFFIE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Coronavirus vaccines were allegedly stolen and two children were wrongly administered shots in Shelby County, Tennessee, the state's top health official disclosed Friday.The incident is the latest in a string of embarrassing hiccups... Read More.
BY: HALEY YAMADA AND MICHAEL MENDELSOHN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — The recent winter weather slamming the U.S. has delayed COVID-19 vaccine deliveries and forced vaccination sites to close. The unforeseen setbacks have impacted all 50 states and left a backlog of about 6... Read More.
By DR. ERIC SILBERMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After an unprecedented winter storm cut off power to the freezers storing vaccines in Harris County, Texas, thousands of doses were at risk of expiring within hours. Alan Hoffman, an internist at Houston Methodist Hospital,... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) -- Los Angeles' five city-run vaccination sites, including Dodger Stadium, will close on Friday and Saturday due to a lack of doses, Mayor Eric Garcetti said.The city will have exhausted its current supply of... Read More.
By SASHA PEZENIK, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Wisconsin pharmacist accused of intentionally attempting to destroy nearly 500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine formally pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday.Prosecutors charged Steven Brandenburg, 46, with two counts of attempting to... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 104.9 million people worldwide and killed over 2.28 million of them, according to real-time data... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 103.8 million people worldwide and killed over 2.25 million of them, according to real-time data... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- The first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in South Africa on Monday amidst concerns that new coronavirus variants and “vaccine nationalism” are hindering efforts to control the pandemic.One million doses of the... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, STEPHANIE EBBS, and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that his administration is working with coronavirus vaccine makers to buy another 200 million doses that would arrive this summer -- raising the total... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(AUGUSTA) -- As frustration mounts over slow COVID-19 vaccine rollouts at CVS and Walgreens around the country, Maine has been shifting supplies away from chain pharmacies to independent ones.This week, the state transferred 975... Read More.
By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (BOSTON) -- Thousands of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine were destroyed after a cleaner in Boston accidentally unplugged the freezer in which they were being stored."On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, VA Boston Pharmacy staff discovered that... Read More.
By STEPHANIE EBBS and MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON ) -- President-elect Joe Biden wants to release more COVID-19 vaccine doses immediately to administer as many shots as possible.This would be a departure from the Operation Warp Speed plan... Read More.