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Senate Democrats demand Trump fix ‘failed’ Covid vaccine rollout

January 11, 2021


Senate Democrats on Monday demanded the Trump administration make changes to its Covid-19 vaccine rollout strategy, saying it has “failed” states by not providing detailed guidance on how to effectively distribute the potentially lifesaving doses to Americans across the country.

The U.S. “cannot afford this vaccination campaign to continue to be hindered by the lack of planning, communication, and leadership we have seen so far,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and 44 other Democrats told Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in a letter dated Monday. “The metric that matters, and where we are clearly moving too slowly, is vaccines in arms.”

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