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Weingarten: Phase 1b of COVID-19 vaccine should include educators, school staff and at-risk students

ABC News reports that AFT President Randi Weingarten wrote in a letter sent last week to the chairman of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices that educators, school staff and at-risk students should be included in phase 1b recommendations for the COVID-19 vaccine.

“The vaccine must be readily available to them on-site to allow for the safe, orderly and timely reopening of schools,” Weingarten wrote to ACIP Chairman Jose Romero.

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