Vaccine phone lines overwhelmed by demand

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    Call centres in British Columbia received a million calls in the first hour after they opened to receive COVID-19 vaccine appointments for some of the province’s oldest residents, according to the doctor in charge of B.C.’s rollout plan.

    More on this story: https://www.cbc.ca/1.5941230

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