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Official: Hope, long road still ahead with COVID vaccines


December 20, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials say while the state has taken an important step with the start of vaccinations to combat the coronavirus pandemic, there is still "a long road ahead of us."

Oklahoma has received all of its initial allotment of 39,975 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to officials.

More than 2,200 individuals, mostly front-line health care workers have been vaccinated.

"It's been a historic, yet emotional week for our health care heroes," said Keith Reed, deputy commissioner of health with the Oklahoma State Department of Health. "However, we still h...

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