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Gov. Justice is doubling down on a failed vaccine lottery. Will a new federal grant help a nonprofit save WV from the COVID surge?

On Aug. 11, COVID-19 cases in West Virginia soared toward 5,000, and hospitalizations reached numbers the state hadn’t seen since the winter. That same day, a Hardy County nonprofit, the Community Education Group, quietly announced their plan to use funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to increase vaccinations in rural West Virginia.  […]