To get one of FEMA’s surplus COVID-19 vaccine doses in Philly, better know the secret passphrase

PHILADELPHIA — Everyone knows the wheels on the bus go round and round, but until recently it was a closely guarded secret that reciting the children’s song lyric could get you vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The passphrase “the wheels on the bus” has expired, city officials said, but it’s an example of the codes the city is giving people to ensure unused doses at the FEMA-run mass vaccination site don’t go to waste, go to eligible people, and to prevent massive lines forming for a few doses, said James Garrow, a spokesperson for the city health department. A…

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