Lt. Governor Josh Green wants to vaccinate all people 65 and older as COVIS-19 variants spread across the U.S. mainland.
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|Lt. Gov. wants to vaccinate people 65 and older as COVID-19 variants spread across the Mainland
Josh Green says the state could see a surge of the highly transmissible strain, and he’s worried younger people will bring it into multi-generational households. Others believe the state should prioritize the most vulnerable before vaccinating a long list of essential workers. KHON2. Civil Beat.
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