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By Roger Harnack
Franklin Connection 

Coronavirus vaccinations may start Tuesday

Health care workers, elderly and tribes to get shots first


December 10, 2020

OLYMPIA – Health care workers in the state could start receiving a Wuhan coronavirus vaccine as early as Tuesday.

During a press conference this morning, Sunday, Dec. 13, Gov. Jay Inslee said doses of a vaccine should arrive Monday, Dec. 14.

“I’m thrilled that Washington state has now authorized the vaccine,” the governor said.

According to the governor, the states of California, Oregon and Washington created their own Western States Working Group comprising 17 members to review the vaccine.

“I fully agree with FDA’s decision to authorize the use of this vaccine,” state Health...

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