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Oklahoma no longer accepting full federal vaccine allocation

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials are no longer accepting the state's full allocation of coronavirus vaccines as demand has dropped, Deputy Commissioner of Health Keith Reed said Tuesday.

"The allocation would exceed 200,000 a week ... I don't have the exact numbers that we are accepting into the system right now, but it's more in the tens of thousands versus the hundreds of thousands," Reed said.

States have been allocated doses based on population. However, the White House has announced that when states decline the vaccine they are allocated, that surplus will shift to stat...



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