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Groups Criticize Refusal to Vaccinate Incarcerated Mainers in Phase 1B

Groups Criticize Refusal to Vaccinate Incarcerated Mainers in Phase 1B AUGUSTA, Maine -- Groups who advocate for the rights of people in prison are criticizing the Mills administration for refusing to include incarcerated Mainers in Phase 1B of the vaccine rollout. In February, older Mainers and those with underlying health conditions such as diabetes and chronic lung or heart conditions get the vaccine. But if someone is in prison, even if they're older than 70 or have underlying conditions, they likely won't get the vaccine until the second phase. ...(Read More)

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