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All content by NICOLE LEWIS of The Marshall Project and MICHAEL R. SISAK
Kareen Troitino stands outside the Federal Corrections Institution, Friday, March 12, 2021, in Miami. Troitino, a local corrections officer union president, said that fewer than half of the facilitys 240 employees have been fully vaccinated as of March 11. Many of the workers who refused had expressed concerns about the vaccine’s efficacy and side effects, Troitino said. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

AP: US prison guards refusing vaccine despite COVID-19 outbreaks

March 15, 2021

A Florida correctional officer polled his colleagues earlier this year in a private Facebook group: “Will you take the COVID-19 vaccine if offered?” The answer from more than half: “Hell no.”...

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