Coronavirus Vaccine Updates: NYC seeks state approval to offer tourists J&J vaccine

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Friday, May 7, 2021
NYC seeks approval to offer tourists J&J vaccine
The city wants to set up mobile vaccination vans, "where tourists go." Locations could include Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Central Park, the High Line, and others.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- New York City wants to offer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to any tourist, pending state approval, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

The city will set up mobile vaccination vans, "where tourists go."

"We will be using the J&J vaccine. We will be in Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Central Park, the High Line, a variety of locations," de Blasio said.

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