West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) appeared on ABC News’ This Week with Martha Raddatz to talk about his state’s rollout of the Covid-19 vaccines, noting that while his state was among those offering lottery-type prizes to encourage vaccinations, he worried about the “death lottery” that still put the unvaccinated at risk.
During the early phases of the vaccine rollout, West Virginia was one of the best — in February, they were second only to Alaska. Since then, unfortunately, the pace has lagged. As ABC News reported, only 56.1 % of West Virginian adults have received at least one dose of a Covid-18 vaccine, compared to nearly 67% nationally.
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