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The Math Behind Why It’s So Hard To Get A Coronavirus Vaccine Appointment In LA

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A dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (Chava Sanchez/LAist)
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It’s not just you: it is truly difficult to make an appointment for a coronavirus vaccine in L.A. County. And it's not just because the website keeps crashing. It's because the county prioritizes second doses.

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Each week, when the county finds out how much vaccine it will receive from the state, it sets aside a certain number of doses for people requiring their second dose of the vaccine.

That means there can be little leftover for new people to receive the vaccine.

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