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Smokers in some states eligible for COVID-19 vaccine sooner, sparking frustration among others

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Federal guidelines recommend that smokers under the age of 65 be eligible for the vaccine in early phases of distribution, frustrating essential workers lower in the priority line.
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HHS Secretary Alex Azar Calls Governors' Vaccine Rollout Criticism 'Completely Misleading'

HHS Secretary Alex Azar Calls Governors' Vaccine Rollout Criticism 'Completely Misleading'

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Alex Azar fired back at state leaders who accused the Trump administration of failing to provide a promised stockpile of new vaccine doses this week.
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New CDC COVID vaccination guidelines draws criticism for prioritizing smokers

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The new CDC vaccination guidelines drew criticism for prioritizing smokers over teachers.
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N.J. Governor Calls Criticism That Smokers Are Being Vaccinated Over Others a 'False Narrative'

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Governor Phil Murphy said that teachers as well as other workers are eligible for the COVID vaccine in the new eligibility expansion.
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