The Big Apple’s coronavirus vaccine supply is running so tight that a short delay in deliveries from a key pharmaceutical company, Moderna, has forced City Hall to reschedule at least 23,000 appointments for inoculations, officials revealed Wednesday.
Officials said the affected 23,000 New Yorkers had made appointments through the city Health Department’s 15 vaccination ‘hubs’ — and would be offered new appointments via emails within a week, contingent upon the availability of the vaccine.
Appointments made through the city’s public hospital system have not been affected yet, officials added.
That news came as Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a bleak warning from the state Capitol in Albany that the federal supply problems were hitting the entire state — and meant it could be seven months before shots are available to the general public.
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