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Governor explains how West Virginia became a top state for Covid vaccine administration

January 11, 2021


West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Monday touted the state’s coronavirus vaccine distribution strategy, particularly its emphasis on ensuring elderly residents were granted the highest priority.

“We don’t have vaccines in a warehouse sitting on a shelf,” Justice said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” “Today, we have 100% of the vaccines that we’ve received … either in people’s arms or have a name tagged to the vaccination that they’re going to get and they’re going to get in the next couple of days. Now, what we need in West Virginia, we need more vaccines.”

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