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Health Departments Across Maryland Deal with Shrinking Vaccine Allocations

February 11th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Many county health departments in Maryland say their allocation of coronavirus vaccine doses has gone down in recent weeks. Add in shipment delays and officials say that's making it difficult to efficiently vaccinate those in line around the state. It is clearly an issue a lot of Marylanders are concerned about. Hundreds of thousands are on waiting lists around the state. Meanwhile a member of the state senate’s vaccine work group is accusing the state of hoarding vaccine doses so that people who get a first dose can get a second dose. Prince George's County Senator Jim Rosapepe told WBAL that this policy counters the Centers for Disease Control recommendations which call for vaccines to be given out as quickly as possible…