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Illinois Likely Won’t Get 400 Thousand Coronavirus Vaccine Doses

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Illinois’ first shipment of the coronavirus vaccine will likely be much smaller than first expected. The director of the state’s Department of Public Health, Dr. Ngozi Ezeke, yesterday said she is now expecting just 80-thousand-doses. Ezekiel had been expecting 400-thousand doses. The change comes because the federal government is now allocating the vaccine based on state population.


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