Frustrations for COVID-19 vaccinations mount as more cities open mega-sites

According to the CDC, more than 25 million doses have been distributed but only about 9 million people have received the first dose as others struggle to book appointments.
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Are gonna continue with the very latest on the corona virus emergency over 25 million vaccine doses have been distributed nationwide. But fewer than nine million people have actually gotten at least the first dose just over 900000. Of those in long term care facilities. Across this country and not a moment too soon need is there at the center in Brooklyn good morning to you in fact. Good morning Amy this mass vaccination site is open 24/7. Eight let me appointments in the middle of the night are booked. As many people are discovering getting an appointment for the vaccine just isn't that simple. This morning the frustration mounting as people across the country try to get the cove in nineteen vaccine and can't. According to the CDC more than 25 million doses of the vaccine have been distributed but so far only about nine million people have been vaccinated. That's nowhere near the original operation work street prediction that twenty million people would be vaccinated by the end of December. And while more and more mass vaccination sites are opening across the country. For many just getting an appointment is proving difficult New York's Governor Cuomo warning a point in dates were just the first eligible group. Could be as far away as fourteen weeks that. Would be mid April. It's hot and can get an appointment. Glory it is shocking to this new 24 hour vaccination site in Brooklyn that is by appointment only hoping some what could help or sign up for a slot. They gave her a piece of paper with the web site. Probably. Hate it when you don't be displayed get back that's all I'm. I had left my because it's going. Alexander artists out has been trying to make an appointment for her 78 year old father. He was given that same web site when he came to the Brooklyn site for help. I research forum online. And it there's no time line there's no guidance for Aaron just. Basically. Informs them that Asians are not wait. In Charlotte county Florida the only way to make an appointment is on line. Right now the county's department of health only posts available slots on Tuesdays. And they fill up fast Liz Callahan has been trying to make an appointment for 85 year old mother in law for the last three weeks. So far no success it send all the saint rather slap traditionally good bond try again next. And more vaccines may be coming online acts he is reporting that the White House is changing its plans. Distributing all of the vaccines its current stock instead of holding some back in toward I didn't check in without 81 year old woman that we met out here yesterday Gloria she told me she went online to try to book an appointment. And all the available slots were taken George located Doug thanks very much.

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