California bids to speed its painfully slow vaccine rollout – here’s what you need to know

The state’s vaccination plan has been decidedly sluggish – but now every Californian aged 65 and older is eligible for the vaccine

California leaders are facing mounting pressure to speed up distribution of the new coronavirus vaccine, announcing major steps this week to makes doses available to more people.

On Wednesday the state’s governor, Gavin Newsom, said that all residents 65 and older will be able to get a vaccine. The move follows the announcement of new mass-vaccination sites at locations such as Disneyland and Dodger Stadium.

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