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Pentagon to deploy 1,100 troops to help COVI-19 vaccination efforts

· 02/05/2021 10:49
Pentagon to deploy 1,100 troops to help COVI-19 vaccination efforts

- President Joe Biden's administration on Friday announced that the Pentagon had approved the deployment of 1,100 active-duty troops to assist with COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the United States.

Andy Slavitt, senior advisor to the White House’s COVID-19 response team, said in a briefing that part of the group would start to arrive in California within the next 10 days.



(Reporting by Idrees Ali)

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