- CDC warns of ‘widespread delays’ in vaccine deliveries
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- White House ‘not in a place [to] predict’ when normalcy will return
- Harris: ‘Teachers should be a priority with other frontline workers’
- US distributing 1.7m vaccine doses a day, top official says
- Winter storm amplifies power grid inequality for Texans
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that states will face serious delays in receiving doses of Covid-19 vaccines due to the winder storm that has caused dangerous road conditions and power outages.
“Due to the severe winter weather currently impacting a large swath of the country, the U.S. government is projecting widespread delays in COVID-19 vaccine shipments and deliveries over the next few days,” the CDC said in a statement.
The Department of Homeland Security has seized more than 11m counterfeit masks, the agency’s secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said at a press conference.
The seizures were made over the last few weeks, and search warrants have been issued to conduct more raids, Mayorkas said.
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