(ReliableNews.org) – Joe Biden is well into his second month in office, yet his administration continues having serious problems associated with the successful distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines. Despite problems, Biden confirmed his administration was ramping up efforts to provide access to the vaccine to undocumented immigrants during an interview on Friday, February 26.
That same day, Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey released a scathing report detailing waste and the theft of vaccines. Her report alleges a Shelby County Health Department volunteer stole 12 syringes of the COVID-19 vaccine. It also claims another medical volunteer administered vaccine doses to two children aged 8 and 13.
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Piercey told reporters state officials believed the medical volunteer grabbed syringes containing the vaccine and left with them. “That’s all I can say right now,” she explained. Making matters worse, Shelby County officials reported a total of about 3,240 vaccine doses had been wasted.
Piercey confirmed the state health department’s general counsel reported the issues to the FBI. This story is ongoing, and we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.
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