After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

  By Rachana Pradhan and Arthur Allen The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times to boost supplies and yet there’s still not enough covid vaccine on the way to meet demand — or

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‘Very complex’: Coronavirus vaccines are a marvel of science, supply chains – National

‘Very complex’: Coronavirus vaccines are a marvel of science, supply chains - National

A single dose of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine is barely enough to cover the average pinky nail but is made up of more than 280 components and requires at least three manufacturing plants to produce.By the time that dose is

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Feds didn’t supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor – National

Feds didn’t supply enough resources to end water advisories on First Nations: auditor - National

The government did not provide the support needed to ensure First Nations communities have access to safe drinking water, says federal auditor general Karen Hogan in a report released Thursday.“We are very concerned, and honestly, disheartened that this long-standing

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Calling All Vaccinators: Closing the Next Gap in Covid Supply and Demand

woman vaccinates a seated man

Beating back covid right now comes down to balancing supply and demand. With hopes pinned to vaccines, demand has far outstripped the supply of doses. But, as an increasing number of vaccine vials are shipped in coming weeks, the concern

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After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

Image of the first shipments of the Pfizer and BioNTech covid-19 vaccine transported for shipping

The U.S. government has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing, used a wartime act dozens of times to boost supplies and yet there’s still not enough covid vaccine on the way to meet demand — or even the government’s own

Read More After Billions of Dollars and Dozens of Wartime Declarations, Why Are Vaccines Still in Short Supply?

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys

Mark Lewis was desperate to find monkeys. Millions of human lives, all over the world, were at stake.Mr. Lewis, the chief executive of Bioqual, was responsible for providing lab monkeys to pharmaceutical companies like Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, which

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Manitoba coronavirus vaccinations to start for general population despite supply disruptions

Manitoba coronavirus vaccinations to start for general population despite supply disruptions

Manitoba says it’s on track to have all eligible personal care home residents inoculated with two shots of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of February — and vaccinations are set to start for the general population — despite disruptions

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Daily COVID-19 Vaccinations Could Nearly Double by the End of March if Supply Keeps Up

Daily COVID-19 Vaccinations Could Nearly Double by the End of March if Supply Keeps Up

Despite the slow roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S., the pace of vaccination has begun to pick up across the country. U.S. vaccine supply is running at about 11 million doses per week, with an average of 1.7 million

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F.D.A. Agrees Moderna Can Increase Vaccine Supply in Each Vial

F.D.A. Agrees Moderna Can Increase Vaccine Supply in Each Vial

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration has informed the drugmaker Moderna that it can put up to 40 percent more coronavirus vaccine into each of its vials, a simple and potentially rapid way to bolster strained supplies, according to

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