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Pa. looks to accelerate vaccination plan in 2021


Last updated 1/21/2021 at 10:59am

Officials in Pennsylvania said Jan. 4 approximately 135,000 residents have been vaccinated since mid-December, falling far short of expectations set by the federal government.

Nationally, about 2 million doses have been administered out of more than 14 million shipped to states. Pennsylvania will receive 166,000 Pfizer and 80,000 Moderna units this week, all destined for hospitals, nursing homes and personal care facilities.

“I really think that some of the estimates from the federal government, especially estimates during the holidays, were higher than they should have been,” Secretary...

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