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Coping with COVID: Dec. 4

Light at the end of the tunnel (but still a ways to go). The long-awaited vaccines against the virus that causes COVID-19 are expected within weeks. The first two U.S.-developed vaccines, one by Pfizer and one by Moderna, have requested emergency FDA approval. Both are touted as up to 95% effective. 

Illinois is slated to receive its first shipment of 109,000 doses this month, possibly in about two weeks, according to Gov. J.B. Pritzker. 

The state's vaccine 

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