CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Millions of doses of COVID-19 drugs are going unused.
Let's connect the dots.
AstraZeneca developed a drug with the help of the federal government for the 7 million Americans who have compromised immune systems.
The company said for these people, the COVID-19 vaccine does not work, and their bodies do not produce much or any antibodies if they get infected with the virus.
So The Biden Administration bought 1.7 million doses of the drug, and nearly half of that is now ready for shipment.
But The New York Times reports fewer than a quarter of the 370,000 doses ordered by states have been used.
On top of that, there's a lot of confusion over the drug. Doctors report some patients don't know it exists, while others don't know where to get it.
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So if you're immunocompromised, ask your doctor, it could make a huge difference.
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