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15M COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted since March: report

Posted on AllSides September 1st, 2021
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At least 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses in the U.S. have gone to waste, with the number of unused doses rising, according to NBC News.

Citing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NBC reported that four major national pharmacy chains have each reported wasting at least 1 million COVID-19 vaccine shots each.

According to the self-reported numbers, Walgreens reported wasting 2.6 million doses, CVS reported 2.2 million, Walmart reported 1.6 million and Rite Aid reported 1.1 million.

NBC notes that the data provided by the CDC does not...

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