Contradicting states, Operation Warp Speed officials say vaccine rollout moving as planned

Some states say vaccine rollout slow, troubled at federal level

Operation Warp Speed is putting blame on the states for the delayed rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.

Officials heading the U.S.’ Operation Warp Speed program in charge of organizing the nation’s COVID vaccine rollout provided an update on their efforts Tuesday.

Federal officials in charge of organizing and distributing coronavirus vaccines to states -- who then, in turn, are responsible for distributing vaccines among their residents -- said on Jan. 12 that the system is operating as planned, despite many states arguing that the rollout has moved too slowly.

Read: Governors scramble to speed vaccine effort after slow start

Those leading the federal operation say states experiencing issues with vaccine delays likely had their own issues with data collection and/or reporting.

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