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‘A turning point’: Thousands in Pa. prisons will be offered COVID-19 vaccine

At least 11 of the state’s 23 prisons have started to receive the vaccine, with thousands of inmates and corrections staff expected to be offered a shot in coming weeks, according to corrections officials and incarcerated people.

By Joseph Darius Jaafari/Spotlight PA

Prison guards, inmates lack vaccine access as COVID-19 rages at SCI Forest

Three Pennsylvania corrections officers and six prisoners have died from the virus in the past week.

By Brett Sholtis

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