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Vaccine Trickle Becomes Torrent as U.S. Eligibility Rules Widen

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A U.S. Army soldier prepares to administer a Covid-19 vaccine dose at a vaccination center in North Miami, Florida.

A U.S. Army soldier prepares to administer a Covid-19 vaccine dose at a vaccination center in North Miami, Florida.

Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg

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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.