Vaccination of elderly proceeds slowly: Most states have vaccinated fewer than a third

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Most states have not yet managed to get at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine to even a third of their elderly residents.

As of early February, Alaska had vaccinated 37% of its seniors and West Virginia 34%, the only states that have vaccinated more than a third of their seniors, according to new research from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The slowest-vaccinating states are Pennsylvania, at 10%, and Maryland, at 15%.

The report examined the 29 states and the District of Colombia that have expanded vaccinations to those aged…


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