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Pennsylvania task force aims to speedup COVID-19 vaccine distribution

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HARRISBURG - The Wolf administration and a bipartisan group of state lawmakers are forming a vaccine task force that will brainstorm ways to get COVID-19 shots into Pennsylvanians’ arms more rapidly.A persistent lack of supply and the state’s laggy distribution system have slowed efforts to vaccinate more than 4 million Pennsylvania residents who are currently eligible for the vaccine.Only about a quarter of those residents — including people age 65 and over and younger people with serious medical conditions — have gotten at least one of the two required doses.The task force will include officials in Gov.

Tom Wolf’s administration who are running the state’s vaccine effort, along with Democratic and Republican appointees from the House and.

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