Dave Clark, the CEO of Amazon’s consumer business, sent the letter shortly after Biden’s inauguration.
- “As you begin your work leading the country out of the COVID-19 crisis, Amazon stands ready to assist you in reaching your goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in the first 100 days of your administration,” he wrote in his letter, according to NBC News.
- “We are prepared to leverage our operations, IT, & communications capabilities and expertise to assist your administration’s vaccination efforts,” Clark wrote. “Our scale allows us to make a meaningful impact immediately in the fight against COVID-19, and we stand ready to assist you in this effort.”
Amazon previously sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to NBC News. It’s unclear if they sent a similar letter to former President Donald Trump.
So far, close to 14.3 million people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to The New York Times. Meanwhile, 2.2 million people have received two full doses, marking them as completely vaccinated, per The New York Times.