Deadly winter conditions on the U.S. mainland are delaying shipments of coronavirus vaccines to Hawaii.
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|Deadly winter weather delays COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Hawai‘i
Efforts to further curtail the spread of the virus in Hawai‘i hit a snag this week, as state health officials reported that a record-breaking winter storm on the Mainland that left millions without power and resulted in at least 20 deaths had delayed some shipments of COVID-19 vaccines to the islands. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Big Island Now. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.
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