February 14, 2021

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

Central Falls, Rhode Island (United States) (AFP) – Most countries are still only vaccinating the elderly and healthcare workers, but one US town hit hard by the coronavirus is already offering doses to everyone age 18 and over. Central Falls — with a population of 20,000 people in Rhode Island — is home to a large Hispanic population, many of whom are undocumented migrants. The city is one of the most densely populated places in the United States and is one of the areas in Rhode Island worst affected by the pandemic. The small East Coast state’s government recommends that vaccines are only …

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