Certain areas of the country refuse to transport doses due to reduced people’s interests
Jackson Louisiana has stopped asking the federal government to dispense all Covid-19 vaccines. In the past month, three of the four counties in Kansas have refused at least one shipment of the new vaccine. In Mississippi, the authorities asked the federal government to send small cans to prevent leftovers from spoiling.
As the supply of vaccines in the United States exceeds demand, and because the interests of the people decrease, certain areas of the country are refusing to deliver vaccines.
“It’s paralyzed. Stacey Hileman, a nurse in the health department in rural Decatur, Kansas, said some people don’t want it. Of the 2,900 residents, less than one-third even already Received the first dose.
The decline in demand for vaccines shows the challenges the United States is facing in overcoming this epidemic. At the same time, as countries like India and Brazil suffer from medical emergencies during medical crises, the image of thousands of doses of vaccines has been wasted. On the shelf. The whole rule.
More than half of adults in the United States have received at least one dose, and this week President Biden celebrated his goal of surpassing 200 million doses in his first 100 days in office. He also talked about a new stage in which he hopes to overcome some people’s reluctance to receive vaccines.
Across the country, pharmacists and health departments are concerned about falling demand and inventory backlogs.