Online retailer giant, Amazon, has offered to assist President Biden in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine in the US.
In the letter sent to the new US President on the day of his inauguration, chief executive of Amazon’s worldwide operations Dave Clark mentioned Amazon’s agreement with a healthcare provider to administer vaccines at its facilities.
Clark stated that the company will move forward with the required operations once doses are available.
“We are prepared to leverage our operations, information technology, and communications capabilities and expertise to assist your administration’s vaccination efforts,” Clark wrote, as reported by Reuters which attained a copy of the letter.
President Joe Biden is targeting the delivery of 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses within his first 100 days in office. and with its large reach, Amazon could help achieve this aim, in addition to getting its own employees vaccinated against the novel coronavirus disease.