Washington state to receive fewer COVID-19 vaccine doses in coming weeks

An issue at a manufacturing facility producing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is the cause of the shortage, just as more people become eligible.

Editor’s note: The above video regarding the study of the long-term effects of COVID-19 vaccines aired April 7, 2021.

A three-week forecast from the federal government shows there will be a “substantial decrease” in the number of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses being delivered to Washington state facilities. 

The shortage in doses comes as everyone 16 and older becomes eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on April 15.

“Our three-week forecast does show a significant drop

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