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Appointments pushed back, confusion reigns over 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose

Los Angeles Times, Jan. 29, 2021

January 29, 2021

Appointments pushed back, confusion reigns over 2nd COVID-19 vaccine dose

“There hasn’t been a lot of transparency,” said Andrew Noymer, UC Irvine associate professor of public health. “Why can’t seniors get a straight answer when they ask?” … Noymer of UCI said that it’s understandable that seniors are confused about obtaining their second dose as officials continue to warn of limited vaccine supply, all while information around second-dose logistics remains sparse. And while it’s likely that no one will miss that second-dose shot, nothing is set in stone right now.