Mass vaccination sites open at stadiums across the country

After reports that doses of COVID-19 vaccines were going unused, states are expanding vaccinations to other groups. But mass vaccination sites are leaving many frustrated while waiting in long lines.
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That streams on hulu. Now, to the worstening emergency, the pandemic and the race for the vaccine falling woefully behind. More than 22 million Americans testing positive. This surge, the worst yet. More than 374,000 lives have now been lost. And what's going on with the vaccine? Of the 25 million doses out across this country, only about a third have been given. Here's our chief national correspondent Matt Gutman tonight. Reporter: Tonight, the push to get the vaccine into the arms of more Americans. Mass vaccination sites opening today at stadiums across the country, from Phoenix to San Diego, Miami to San Antonio. But some leaving frustrated. So I waited all through the line to get in and then they said that even though I've got an appointment, somehow they didn't have it on the computer. Reporter: After reports that doses were going unused, some even throw out, New York state today expanding vaccinations to other groups -- people over 75, along with essential workers, like teachers and police. It's going to make it easier for us to get back to doing our job. Reporter: Our Eva pilgrim is at one of two mega vaccination sites. There are 23 pods at this vaccination site. They are going to be open 24 hours, seven days a week. The goal? To get 2,000 people vaccinated every day. Reporter: So far just 35% of the 25 million vaccines across the country distributed have gotten into people's arms. President-Elect Joe Biden plans to start releasing nearly all available vaccines instead of holding back second doses. Today, he got his second dose. 3,000 to 4,000 people a day dying is just beyond the pale. It's just wrong. And we can do a lot to change it. Reporter: January on track to be the worst month of the pandemic. A covid death now reported every 30 seconds. At the continental funeral home in Los Angeles, there are refrigerator trucks outside and bodies stacked up inside. So now your chapel, your front lobby have all become spaces for storing the bodies? That is correct. Reporter: Magda Maldonado says there are up to 300 bodies. Pews stacked at the back of the chapel to make room. How many families have you had to say no, we're sorry we can't help you? I think close to a thousands. Reporter: Officials hope this will be the largest vaccination site in the country. All along, the issue hasn't been the quantity of doses, it's getting those shots into people's arms and governors across the country hope that mega sites like this might be the answer. David? All right, Matt, thank you. When we come back here on this Monday night, news about

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