The codes are provided to community organizations to distribute to people in largely Black and Latino communities.

But those codes have also been circulating, in group texts and messages, among the wealthier, work-from-home set in Los Angeles.…
The codes are intended for use by people in communities of color who are vaccine eligible but who might otherwise struggle to get an appointment.

But problems with the program emerged early last week, shortly after the codes became available.…
By Monday evening, the codes had spread so quickly through certain social networks that one woman in her 40s who lives near downtown Los Angeles told The Times that she had been sent three codes from different people over the last few days.…

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