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Justice Asking to Start Fourth Vaccine Dose in West Virginia

January 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice plans to send a letter  to the CDC asking for permission to begin giving fourth COVID-19 vaccination doses for people 50 years and older, people with compromised immune systems and essential workers. The plan follows Israel’s lead, where officials began administering fourth doses, late last month.  At the very beginning of the pandemic in 2020, West Virginia was viewed as one of the state’s leading the way in combating the spread of COVID-19, and Justice said this call for a fourth shot is another step in that direction. He said he has little or no confidence in the White House’s response to the latest surge…