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The 2-day mass-vaccination site is for health workers unassociated with hospitals. The hope is to even out the racial distribution of vaccine recipients.
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Part of the delay in delivering results may not be because of overwhelming test volume at labs, but slow communication to patients.
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Readers and listeners reached out with questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Our Health Desk Help Desk offers up the answers.
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