Winter weather delays COVID-19 vaccine arrival

THE FIRST SHIPMENT of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is unpacked at Rhode Island Hospital on Dec. 22. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP./BILL MURPHY
THE FIRST SHIPMENT of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is unpacked at Rhode Island Hospital on Dec. 22. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP./BILL MURPHY
PROVIDENCE – The winter storms that have snarled transportation this week have impacted vaccine distribution in Rhode Island. The R.I. Department of Health said Monday that Tuesday appointments at some locations in Rhode Island will be canceled and rescheduled because a shipment of 12,400 doses of the Moderna Inc. vaccine did not arrive as scheduled.…

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