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Oklahoma revises vaccine plan with more doses expected


December 11, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma health department has added paramedics, emergency medical technicians and CVS and Walgreens staff who will administer the COVID-19 vaccine in long-term care facilities to those who will receive the vaccine first.

State health commissioner Dr. Lance Frye said Friday the addition is largely due to the state now expecting to receive more than 166,000 vaccine doses by the end of December, up from an initial estimate of 43,000.

"We are getting more vaccine than we anticipated, it is coming in at larger numbers," than expected, Frye said. "Of course the plan is...

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