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AP Top News at 11:00 p.m. EDT


Updated: August 02, 2020 09:20 PM
Created: August 01, 2020 10:00 PM

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision. "Not everybody's going to like the answer," Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, recently told one of the advisory groups the government asked to help decide. "There will be many people who feel that they should have been at the top of the list." Traditionally, first in line for a scarce vaccine are health workers and the people most vulnerable to the targeted infection.

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