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The Story of One Dose Inside the Sprawling Operational Puzzle of Bringing the Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine to the Public

New York Magazine | April 2021

New York Magazine looks at the operations behind bringing a vaccine to the public including a behind-the-scenes look at McKesson's distribution center.

How the U.S. Is Vaccinating Its Way Out of the Pandemic

Bloomberg | March 31, 2021

Bloomberg looks at how vaccines are getting to millions of Americans, including an interview with McKesson’s operations supervisor, Kristi Larson.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Come with Messages of Hope

CBS News | March 6, 2021

The first shipments of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine came with messages of hope. McKesson team members handling the first batches to go out signed the boxes and wrote notes for the people receiving the doses.

McKesson begins distribution of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine

Reuters | March 1, 2021

U.S. drug distributor McKesson Corp said on Monday it had begun distribution of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

F.D.A. Authorizes Moderna Vaccine, Adding Millions of Doses to U.S. Supply

New York Times | December 20, 2020

The New York Times covers the FDA's approval of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna for emergency use and highlights McKesson's role.

First Shipments of Moderna Vaccine Roll Out, a New Weapon in U.S. COVID-19 Response

NBC News | December 20, 2020

NBC News captures the first time Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed from McKesson's Olive Branch, MS distribution center.

Counting the Vote, Operation Warp Speed, Ken Burns

CBS 60 Minutes | November 8, 2020

60 Minutes covers the planning and distribution of a future COVID-19 vaccine including McKesson's role in the process.

What’s Ahead? Pharmacy Technology Will Drive Patient Care

Pharmacy Times | November 6, 2020

Scott Kemme, SVP, Pharmaceutical Technology & Innovation, McKesson details what pharmacies are facing in these challenging times and how pharmacies across all care settings are stepping up to keep patients healthy.

Where Do We Go From Here? The Industry Weighs In

Drug Store News | October 15, 2020

Drug Store News consulted a number of key industry executives, including Senior Vice President and COO at McKesson Gene Cavacini, to get their feedback on the state of the industry and discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supply Chain Workers Play Essential Role in Coronavirus Response

Transport Topics | September 29, 2020

Ammie McAsey, senior vice president of distribution operations at McKesson, shares insights on how the company integrated additional automation in its distribution centers to supplement the human workforce during COVID-19.

Trump Administration Picks McKesson for Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

New York Times | August 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that McKesson Corp would be the central distributor for future coronavirus vaccines.

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