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Biden vows to speed COVID vaccine rollout | Goulburn Post



US President-elect Joe Biden will order increased production of syringes and other supplies to ramp up vaccinations against COVID-19 and improve upon the Trump administration rollout that he has called a “dismal failure”. Under Biden’s plan, federal disaster-relief workers will set up thousands of vaccination centers, where retired doctors would administer shots to teachers, grocery store workers, people over 65 years old and other groups who do not currently qualify. According to a document released by his transition team, Biden will invoke the Defense Production Act to increase production of equipment needed to distribute the vaccines, such as glass vials, needles and syringes. He will also use the law to support vaccine refrigeration…

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