Stars and Stripes stripes.com 19 Dec, 2020 19:15 am

General apologizes for 'miscommunication' over vaccine shipments

General apologizes for 'miscommunication' over vaccine shipments
Gen. Gustave Perna, in charge of getting COVID-19 vaccines across the United States, apologized on Saturday for "miscommunication" with states over the number of doses to be delivered in the early stages of distribution.

Governors in more than a dozen states have said the federal government has told them that next week's shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be less than originally projected." Perna said the government now is on track to get approximately 20 million doses to states by the first week of January, a combination of the newly approved Moderna vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.I'm the one who approved allocations," Perna said.Perna said 2.

The Army general in charge of getting COVID-19 vaccines across the United States apologized on Saturday for "miscommunication" with states over the number of doses to be delivered in the early stages of distribution.9 million Pfizer-BioNTech doses have been delivered to states so far.

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