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Vaccine trickle becomes torrent – for some – as U.S. eligibility rules widen

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It’s taking some effort and some patience. But just as eligibility is opening to millions of people across the U.S. after months of cutthroat competition to find COVID-19 shots, vaccines are starting to stream into people’s arms.

Becky Jacobsen, 41, was ready to drive as long as an hour for a shot as soon as Connecticut made all adults eligible on Thursday. A friend stayed up late to snatch an appointment at a CVS Health Corp. drugstore just 6 miles from Jacobsen’s home in Windsor.

“Another friend is looking for my husband,” the mother of five said by phone as children shouted in the background. “It’s distance-learning day and

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