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The N.H. News Recap For Aug. 20, 2021: Vaccination Rates And Third Shots

Coronavirus updates for New Hampshire
Coronavirus updates for New Hampshire

Just over half of New Hampshire residents are fully vaccinated, as hospitalizations continue to increase. This week, the Executive Council approved a new contract that aims to spread the word about the importance of getting vaccinated.

Meanwhile, some Granite Staters are lining up for a third dose of their Pfizer or Moderna shot, as another dose for some immunocompromised people has been recommended by the CDC.

We review those stories and more on this edition of the New Hampshire News Recap.


  • Annmarie Timmins, New Hampshire Bulletin
  • Alli Fam, NHPR

The Week's Top Stories From Around The State

Mary McIntyre is a senior producer at NHPR.
For many radio listeners throughout New Hampshire, Rick Ganley is the first voice they hear each weekday morning, bringing them up to speed on news developments overnight and starting their day off with the latest information.
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