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Asda hits 10,000 in-store Covid vaccinations

The retailer became the first supermarket to support the NHS vaccination programme at the end of January

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Asda hits 10,000 in-store Covid vaccinations

2021-03-04T13:02:00+00:00By

The retailer became the first supermarket to support the NHS vaccination programme at the end of January

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