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Chicago Sees “Worrying” Uptick in COVID-19 Cases

CHICAGO — Chicago city officials have cut ties with a vaccine distributor that “knowingly misallocated” more than 6,000 doses.

Innovative Express Care, a Chicago clinic, had a contract to vaccinate employees of Chicago Public Schools. However, the Chicago Department of Public Health said Tuesday that said non-CPS employees were vaccinated and vaccines set aside as second doses were used as first doses.

City officials say the clinic will no longer be administering first doses and new providers have already been found.

A message left Tuesday for Innovative Express Care wasn’t immediately returned.

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