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Pharmacies staff up as COVID-19 vaccine distribution increases

The New York Times 02/10/2021

Pharmacies are offering signing bonuses and other perks to attract pharmacists and support staff so they can meet the growing demand created by the availability of COVID-19 vaccines. Pharmacists like Maurice Shaw find that they are in greater demand than ever before in their careers. “For a two-week period, the same numbers kept calling and calling and calling,” said Dr. Shaw, who in Illinois. “It’s like the job market flipped overnight.”

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