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Veterinarians Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

08/26/21 By
Merck Veterinary Manual

Some veterinarians are helping human healthcare agencies administer the COVID-19 vaccine to humans. The United States Department of Health and Human Services released an amendment authorizing an increase in the pool of professionals (including veterinarians and veterinary students) able to administer shots.

Read more about the veterinarians administering COVID-19 vaccines at

More information on veterinarians and public health is available in the MSD Veterinary Manual.

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