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Kansas pharmacies gear up for expanded COVID-19 rollout


January 24, 2021

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds, potentially thousands, of pharmacy workers could inject vaccines into the arms of Kansans in the coming months.

New rules, at least for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, now let an additional class of workers vaccinate more people faster.

Pharmacists could already give shots. But in Kansas, the pharmacy technicians that work alongside them couldn't, KCUR-FM reports.

That changed in the fall with new federal regulations that let technicians give vaccinations. A few states already allowed that before the pandemic, but many pharmacists across the count...

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