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Health officials: Prioritize older adults amid COVID-19 vaccine shortages

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties among eight in Bay Area that recommend vaccinating ages 65 and up

by Sue Dremann

The scarcity of COVID-19 vaccine doses throughout the Bay Area has caused health officials in eight counties to urge all health care providers to prioritize injections for residents ages 65 and up because of the virus' high mortality rate among older people.

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