Good and bad COVID news: California widens vaccine eligibility as '4th wave' worries mount

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to millions more residents this week amid some worrisome news, as health officials warn about a potential fourth wave of infections and as Sacramento County wrestles with a small coronavirus uptick caused in part by the return of high school sports. Starting Thursday, any Californian 50 or older becomes eligible for the vaccine, a step that opens the door to more than 200,000 residents of Sacramento County. On April 15, state officials will green-light vaccines for the entire age 16-plus population in California, making rou…

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