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Disability rights groups decry California's age-based vaccination plans

State eligibility requirements put younger residents with disabilities in the back of the line

by Kevin Forestieri

California's announcement last month that everyone age 65 and older could receive a vaccine came as a happy surprise to many, offering long-awaited safety for the elderly during a deadly pandemic. But the decision left other at-risk residents behind, leaving them feeling frustrated and invisible.

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