Georgia teachers, school staff and other vulnerable groups will be eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations starting March 8, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday promising relief for desperate educators who had taken to crossing state lines to get shots.
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Four mass vaccination sites are opening in Georgia in areas targeted to help high-risk populations.
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"We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debunked claims about the coronavirus or vaccines," says a spokesperson for Facebook, which owns Instagram.
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Glitchy websites, jammed phone lines and long lines outside clinics are complicating the vaccine rollout. And older Americans and those without caregivers and computer skills are at a disadvantage.
Sudden demand flooded a county website and its phone lines. So CD Davidson-Hiers found herself in the middle of the chaos, fielding calls from residents eager to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
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The findings stand to add legitimacy to the Sputnik vaccine, which was met with skepticism last August when the Russian government touted its move to formally register the world's first vaccine.
Worries about how quickly the vaccine was developed and what long-term effects it may have are keeping some Latinos from getting vaccinated for the coronavirus.
The Georgia governor's office says public health departments and other providers are being forced to “pause" appointments for people hoping to get vaccinated against the coronavirus in the Cobb-Douglas counties district.
SARS-CoV-2 variants are in the United States and Georgia's health department reports at least six cases of the recent variant that appears more transmissible. An infectious disease expert with Emory University says wearing masks will help.
"We have within our own personal responsibility, we have the tools to be able to minimize transmission and eliminate it," Dr. Colleen Kraft said.