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4th Covid wave threatens U.S.


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“The next group of Washington residents eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines includes grocery store personnel

but not restaurant staff. Chefs who want to protect both workers and patrons are outraged.”

–Seattle Times daily briefing, Sunday, March 7, 2021

Maybe groceries are more essential than eating out?

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