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In one US city, coronavirus vaccines for everyone 18 and over

AFP, 16 Feb 2021
Most countries are still only vaccinating the elderly and healthcare workers, but Central Falls -- with a population of 20,000 people in Rhode Island -- is going its own way, opening up vaccinations to all adults. "Everybody who lives or works here is a priority," Mayor Maria Rivera tells AFPTV. The city is one of the most densely populated places in the United States and is one of the areas worst affected by the pandemic in Rhode Island.

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