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Amazon’s offering to help Biden’s vaccine push. There may be a reason why. – POLITICO

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“To the extent that this is a backdoor to do that using our own government, we should not view that sanguinely, but we should be very concerned,” he said. An Amazon spokesperson rejected the idea that the company’s offer was motivated by a desire to gain competitive leverage or stir up good publicity. The spokesperson, noting that Amazon made a similar offer to states last month, said it’s a...

Amazon, Virginia Mason team up on COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic – Seattle Times

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Amazon is partnering with Virginia Mason on a pop-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic Sunday in Amazon’s Seventh Avenue meeting center in Seattle, the company announced Thursday at a news conference with Gov. Jay Inslee. Sunday’s event — the first of many, Amazon says — has a goal of administering 2,000 vaccines to people who are on Virginia Mason’s waitlist for the vaccine. Eligible Washingtonians can...

Amazon and Virginia Mason hosting pop-up vaccine clinic in Seattle this Sunday – KING5.com

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A public pop-up clinic from Amazon and Virginia Mason will provide COVID vaccines for 2,000 eligible people this weekend. SEATTLE — Amazon will open a free pop-up clinic in Seattle on Sunday with the goal of vaccinating 2,000 eligible people for COVID-19 in one day. The event is in partnership with Virginia Mason. “We’re eager to help save lives here in our own state to rebuild the economy with...

Parler’s attempt to get back on Amazon Web Services rejected by judge – Ars Technica

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Parler’s Amazon ban continues — Judge denies injunction motion, says Parler’s claims against Amazon are weak. Jon Brodkin – Jan 21, 2021 10:30 pm UTC Enlarge / Amazon Web Services (AWS) logo displayed during the 4th edition of the Viva Technology show at Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles on May 17, 2019, in Paris, France. A federal judge today rejected Parler’s...

Graham rips Amazon for offering vaccine help to Biden: ‘It’s disgusting’ if they refused to help Trump – Fox News

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If Amazon chose not to help the Trump administration distribute the coronavirus vaccine across America, that is “disgusting,” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said on Thursday. “I don’t know what kind of accountability you would have, but let’s ask ourselves the following question: Is Jeff Bezos friendly to the Democratic cause? Yes, he owns The Washington Post,”...

Amazon offers to help Biden’s effort to quickly distribute COVID-19 vaccine – MarketWatch

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Published: Jan. 20, 2021 at 7:20 p.m. ET In letter to the new president, Amazon says it’s ready to leverage its operations, IT and communications capabilities to aid nationwide distribution An Amazon distribution center in North Las Vegas, Nev. AFP/Getty Images In a letter to President Joe Biden, Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday offered to use its vast logistical resources to help distribute COVID-19...

Amazon offers to help Biden administration with COVID vaccine distribution – USA TODAY

Amazon is offering its help to President Biden with rollout of the COVID vaccine, while seeking to get its employees inoculated “at the earliest appropriate time.” In a letter written to Biden and dated Wednesday, Amazon Worldwide Consumer CEO Dave Clark said the e-commerce giant is prepared to leverage its operations to help vaccinate 100 million Americans in the first 100 days of...

Amazon is offering Biden a hand distributing the Covid vaccine – Quartz

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Joe Biden faces a number of urgent challenges in his first days as the new US president, but one certain to receive high priority is managing the ongoing rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine. The process so far has not gone smoothly, and states have vaccinated just a fraction of the population expected. Amazon says it can help. In a letter to the president obtained by NBC news, Dave Clark, CEO of...

Amazon offers its resources for new Biden Administration’s vaccination efforts – GSMArena.com news – GSMArena.com

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Amazon is the second largest employer in the United States with over 800,000 employees and has a massive transport and logistics network with reach all over the US. In a letter addressed directly to the newly inaugurated President Joe Biden, Amazon offers its resources to assist in Biden’s goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans during his first 100 days in office. Additionally, we are prepared...

Amazon offers to help Biden speed delivery of COVID vaccines – Aljazeera.com

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The incoming CEO of Amazon’s retail unit wrote that the company is ‘prepared to leverage our operations, information technology and communications capabilities and expertise’ in vaccinating people. Spencer Soper and Matt Day Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc. is offering to help the Biden administration accelerate the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, including to its own employees. In a letter dated...

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