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New Jersey Officials Encouraging Residents to Get COVID Boosters

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Emma Lee
N.J. Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli speaks at the opening of a mass vaccination site at Rowan College of South Jersey in Sewell.

Close to four million New Jersey residents are eligible for a COVID vaccine booster, but only 24% of them received their shot. WHYY’s Kenneth Burns reports state officials took their time to clear up some confusion.

(Original air-date: 11/19/21)

Kenneth Burns is WHYY’s South Jersey reporter. He joined the station in 2018 as an anchor. He also contributed stories and won a 2020 Keystone Media Award for one of them.