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COVID vaccine plan means some states will lag in getting shots to highest-risk groups

Posted on AllSides December 22nd, 2020
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As health care workers and nursing home residents await the first syringes of the scarce COVID-19 vaccine, few realize that exactly when they will get a dose depends a lot on what state they live in.

Though they’re first in line for the vaccine, some people in those groups may end up getting vaccinated after people in other states who are deemed lower priority.

That’s because the vaccine is being allocated according to the number of adults in each state, which doesn’t correlate to the number of high-risk people...

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