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Understanding the COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The current COVID-19 Vaccine US Supply Chain can be separated into two segments, each within the control of distinct decision makers.  A schematic representation of the supply chain controlled by the Federal government is: The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services also has this helpful chart to visualize the process. In order to allocate vaccines to states, the process is as follows.  Weekly allocations are provided to states on Tuesdays; after doses are ordered by states, shipments begin the