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CVS Welcomes Desperate Vaccine Hunters Looking for Second Dose

  • Some don’t return to site of first shot, creating opportunity
  • ‘We can help you complete your vaccine,’ chain says on website
CVS Pharmacy Administers Covid-19 Vaccinations

Photographer: Gabriela Bhaskar/Bloomberg 

CVS Health Corp. is becoming a haven for people desperate for a second vaccine dose, helping the pharmacy chain scoop up more customers in the race to inoculate America against Covid-19.

The vaccines made by Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE and Moderna Inc. require two doses, and both are generally given in the same location. But some people who have received a first dose have been left searching for a second, and that’s created an opening for one of the U.S.’s largest drugstore companies.