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Michigan to begin vaccinating homeless people for COVID-19

Health officials say it's a critical step in curbing infections and making sure vulnerable populations have access.

People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday. 

Health officials say it's a critical step in curbing infections and making sure vulnerable populations have access. The news comes as infection rates are dropping and vaccine campaigns are ramping up. 

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced the further loosening of the state's coronavirus restrictions, easing capacity limits in restaurants and other businesses while also allowing for larger indoor and outdoor gatherings.

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