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California grapples with uneven COVID-19 vaccination rollout

by Integrity of information, Records and operational performance, Systemic failure

(CN) — California’s foray into mass vaccination against Covid-19 has been marred by poor data management that has given an inaccurate snapshot on how many people have received their inoculation against the virus.

Paul Simon, chief scientist from Los Angeles County, said the county of roughly 10 million has administered 1.2 million doses. But he’s almost positive that the data is off on the state registry.

This could mean certain pockets of the state could be overlooked as more vaccines become available, which would exacerbate the equity issue.


Read more: Courthouse News Service, 10 February, 2021.

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