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Missouri submits plan for use of COVID-19 vaccine

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Gov. Mike Parson yesterday announced the state submitted its plan for administering a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

The plan sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls on Missourians most at risk to first receive the vaccine. Essential workers and employees of critical businesses also will be considered at the front of the pack.

CDC guidance calls on states to anticipate a phased availability of vaccines.

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