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Coronavirus vaccine expected in Oklahoma during coming week


December 13, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The first doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine are expected as soon in Oklahoma during the coming week, perhaps by Wednesday, the Oklahoma State Department of Health said following emergency approval of the vaccine by the Federal Drug Administration on Friday.

The state expects about 33,000 initial doses of the vaccine, according to health commissioner Dr. Lance Frye.

"This is great news, and we're optimistic about the arrival of the vaccine in Oklahoma," Frye said in the statement. "Oklahomans should feel confident in receiving this vaccine when it becomes availab...

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