Rural Americans in Pharmacy Deserts Hurting for COVID Vaccines
Kaiser Health News
Mar 3, 2021
Discusses how rural counties, mostly between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, have few pharmacies that can give COVID-19 vaccines, which threatens to prolong the pandemic in many hard-hit rural regions. Without independent pharmacies, health departments may be overwhelmed as the vaccine is opened to the public and the demand increases.
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